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Americans grew more pessimistic about job prospects amid pandemic: New York Fed survey - Reuters.com
Americans faced a tougher labor market in early summer as more people lost jobs during the pandemic and became more pessimistic about their employment prospects going forward, according to a survey released by the New York Federal Reserve on Monday.
Sep, 21 2020
2020 U.S. ELECTION: What you need to know right now - Reuters
The fight over Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor injected another volatile element into the 43-day final stretch of the U.S. presidential race. Democratic candidate Joe Biden dubbed President Donald Trump's plan for a quick vote to replace…
Sep, 21 2020
U.S. to surpass grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths - Reuters India
The death toll from the spread of coronavirus in the United States was approaching over 200,000 lives on Monday, more than double the number of fatalities in India, the country reporting the second-highest number of cases in the world.
Sep, 21 2020
US to surpass grim milestone of 200000 COVID-19 deaths - Reuters UK
US to surpass grim milestone of 200000 COVID-19 deaths  Reuters UK
Sep, 21 2020
From elation to apprehension: The right wrangles over a Court litmus test
What seemed like a pre-election gift — Republicans replacing a die-hard liberal on the Supreme Court — has led some conservative groups to worry about not going far enough to the right.
Sep, 21 2020
Biden takes huge cash lead over Trump while outspending him 2-to-1 - POLITICO
  1. Biden takes huge cash lead over Trump while outspending him 2-to-1  POLITICO
  2. Why it could be a Biden blowout in November  CNN
  3. Biden says 200 million people have died from COVID-19 as campaign gaffes continue  Fox News
  4. Can…
Sep, 21 2020
Regina King Ties with Alfre Woodard for Most Emmy Wins for a Black Performer
King took the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for "Watchmen" on Sunday.
Sep, 21 2020
“Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial record should alarm liberals”
“Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial record should alarm liberals”: Columnist Ruth Marcus has this essay online at The Washington Post.
Sep, 21 2020
Poll Finds 11% Of Voters Still Undecided As Election Nears
80% of voters say they have a high level of interest, registering either a "9" or "10" on a 10-point scale in interest.
Sep, 20 2020
Southwest Airlines' Cash Burn Improves Again
The domestic airline giant is on track to burn significantly less cash in the third quarter than it had initially anticipated.
Sep, 20 2020
Coronavirus updates: US on brink of 200,000 deaths; Britain considers 2-week lockdown amid surge
COVID-19 deaths have outpaced projections made as recently as May, when the U.S. reached 100,000 deaths. Experts say it could be 400,000 by January.
Sep, 20 2020
Erin Brockovich Wants All Of Us To Be Environmental Superheroes
Nearly 100 million people in the US may be drinking unsafe water. In her new book, Superman's Not Coming, renowned consumer advocate Erin Brockovich tells stories of community activists fighting for safe drinking water and encourages all of us to take up the …
Sep, 20 2020
Grab a One-Year Subscription to PlayStation Plus for Just $32
Enjoy all the benefits of PlayStation Plus—the cloud storage, online play, and free games—for a fraction of the price.
Sep, 20 2020
Democrats seek foothold in critical states for redistricting
The party is hoping to flip state legislative chambers in North Carolina and Texas, two states where Republican-drawn maps have given the GOP huge advantages in congressional elections.
Sep, 20 2020
An elementary school teacher asked parents to wear clothes and avoid appearing with 'big joints' in the background of Zoom classes
"This is not a party. This is a school," Edith Pride, an elementary school teacher in Boca Raton, Florida, reminded parents.
Sep, 20 2020
“How Democrats Could Pack the Supreme Court in 2021: Their base is already calling for a radical next move; Would they do it?”
“How Democrats Could Pack the Supreme Court in 2021: Their base is already calling for a radical next move; Would they do it?” Jeff Greenfield has this essay online at Politico Magazine.
Sep, 20 2020
How The Brady-Belichick Split Could Lead To A Reunion
I’m excited for Week Two of NFL kickoffs because we get our second opportunity to sharpen our thoughts about the leadership lessons to learn as this Brady-Belichick saga plays out. Should we be more concerned with the Brady-less Patriots or with the Belicheck…
Sep, 19 2020
Congressional district in Maine, Nebraska could decide presidency?
WASHINGTON - A pair of military veterans representing swing districts in Congress have more than just their own reelection campaigns to think about in the final 45 days before ballots are counted. Reps. Don Bacon, R-Neb., and Jared Golden, D-Maine, come fro…
Sep, 19 2020
Bleach touted as 'miracle cure' for Covid being sold on Amazon
Consumers buying chlorine dioxide solution on Amazon platform say they have been drinking fluid despite FDA warningsIndustrial bleach is being sold on Amazon through its product pages which consumers are buying under the mistaken belief that it is a “miracle …
Sep, 19 2020
Oil workers flee as third storm in month aims for U.S. offshore fields - Reuters UK
Royal Dutch Shell Plc halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Friday, as a new tropical storm flared.
Sep, 19 2020
Ginsburg made the law fairer for every US woman
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing marks the end of an era in more ways than one. Having repeatedly beaten cancer, Ginsburg had come to almost seem invincible. She was a larger than life figure who became a hero to many young women trying to follow the path she fo…
Sep, 19 2020
Ex-California attorney sentenced for killing wife on cruise
A former Southern California lawyer was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for strangling his ex-wife and throwing her body off a cruise ship in the Mediterranean in 2006
Sep, 19 2020
Beta spurs hurricane watch for Texas, expected to strengthen
A hurricane watch was issued late Friday for coastal Texas as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico during an exceptionally busy Atlantic ...
Sep, 19 2020
Pinnacle listed among best employers for women and more business news - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pinnacle Financial Partners, the Nashville-based parent company of Chattanooga's fourth-biggest bank, has been named among the Best Workplaces for Women by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work for the third time.
Sep, 19 2020
Hurricane Sally's Major Flooding Exposes Flaws in FEMA Maps
Tens of thousands of homeowners face financial losses because they were not considered to be in a flood zone and were not required to have insurance -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Sep, 18 2020
Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern US - Reuters
[NFA] The storm washed out bridges and roads in Florida and threatens flash floods and tornadoes in North Carolina.
Sep, 18 2020
Biden and Trump Gear Up for the Debates
Joe Biden took questions from voters at a town hall event near his hometown of Scranton, Pa., and President Trump held an airport rally in Wisconsin. A poll by The Times found G.O.P. senators struggling in Arizona, North Carolina and Maine.
Sep, 18 2020
Midnight Mania! Why Does UFC Hate ‘El Cucuy?’
Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight!
Sep, 18 2020
Private health insurers paid hospitals 247% of what medicare would
While recent hospital price transparency initiatives have increased information about procedure-level prices available to patients, employers who pay for most private insurance have little usable information about the prices negotiated on their behalf. A new …
Sep, 18 2020
Juve terminate Higuain’s contract by mutual consent
The former Real Madrid forward is reportedly set to join David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami.
Sep, 18 2020
A rough start and the search continues for Jordan Spieth
Two holes into the U.S. Open, Jordan Spieth had reason to believe it might be a long day and a short week. Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas and Collin Morikawa were on the tee when Spieth arrived in a cart with a driver in his hand to play his third shot. ''I ended…
Sep, 18 2020
Frank Gore might be 'unbelievable dude,' but 49ers' Nick Bosa is coming after him
Frank Gore, the 49ers' all-time leading rusher, will start Sunday for the New York Jets against the 49ers.
Sep, 18 2020
2 REIT stocks will take the biggest hit from the Century 21 bankruptcy and store closures, including Simon Property Group
Summary List Placement   In early September, Century 21 announced that it will be closing all 13 of its stores, in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida.  The company had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after being unable to pay back roughly $175 m…
Sep, 17 2020
It’s Time for Art Museums To Address Their Racist Histories
I have fond memories of art museums growing up. When it was unbearably hot outside, I would find solace in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, gazing at the idyllic scenes of Monet and Cézanne in the comforts of an air conditioned building. As I began learning mo…
Sep, 17 2020
Does Biden Need a Higher Gear? Some Democrats Think So
As President Trump’s campaign barrels ahead with crowded rallies and in-person door-knocking, some Democratic officials in battleground states are warning that Joe Biden may not be doing enough to excite voters.
Sep, 17 2020
A College Football Conference Can Choose Players Over Profits for a Change
The Big Ten’s reversal on playing college football this fall puts young players at risk for our entertainment. The Pac-12 should resist pressure and continue to stand down.
Sep, 17 2020
Trevor Noah And The Daily Social Distancing Show Explains The Dueling Cell Phone Songs Of Biden And Trump
Joe Biden played Despacito on his phone at a campaign rally in Florida. The internet mob quickly descended, screaming about the pandering.  “What you didn’t see is the context,” Noah noted. Biden had just been introduced by Luis Fonsi, the singer of the song,…
Sep, 17 2020
Huge floods, 'unreal' rain as Hurricane Sally hits US Gulf Coast
US National Hurricane Center describes 'historic and catastrophic' flooding as hundreds of thousands lose power.
Sep, 17 2020
UPDATE 1-U.S. natgas futures fall to four-week low as weather turns milder - Reuters Africa
U.S. natural gas futures fell 4% to a four-week low on Wednesday on forecasts for milder weather and lower cooling demand over the next two weeks. That price decline came despite a continued rise in liquefied natural gas exports and a drop in output to its lo…
Sep, 16 2020
Hurricane Sally lumbers into Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains - Reuters UK
Hurricane Sally on Wednesday uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast.
Sep, 16 2020
Trevor Noah on Trump's climate change view: 'Deny its existence and hope it disappears'
Late-night hosts recap Trump’s climate crisis denial, his latest turn on Fox & Friends, and a debate proposal from Joe RoganAs Hurricane Sally neared landfall in Alabama and Florida – the second hurricane in a month to batter the Gulf and one of five tropical…
Sep, 16 2020
FSU Students Explain Why They're Publicly Shaming Their Maskless Peers
Current and former Florida State University students created @MaskUpFSU to hold their peers accountable for their flagrant disregard for COVID safety.
Sep, 16 2020
Twitter labels video of Biden shared by Trump 'manipulated media' - Reuters
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Sep, 16 2020
Hurricane Sally updates: Dangerous Category 2 storm makes landfall
Some locations have already received up to 25 inches of rain.
Sep, 16 2020
FACTBOX-Hurricane Sally knocks out power to over 430,000 in Alabama & Florida - Reuters Africa
Hurricane Sally knocked out power to more than 430,000 homes and businesses in Alabama and Florida since smashing into the Alabama coast early Wednesday, according to local utilities. Current outages are down to around 383,000 since NextEra Energy Inc's Gulf …
Sep, 16 2020
Hurricane Sally, a Category 2 drencher, makes landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama
The eye of Hurricane Sally made landfall early Wednesday as a Category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said.
Sep, 16 2020
Trump making dent in Indian-American vote bank; majority still support Biden: Survey
According to the survey, 66 per cent Indian-Americans currently favour Biden and 28 per cent favour Trump while six per cent were undecided.
Sep, 16 2020
US corporations file for bankruptcy and lay off workers. Why do execs still get bonuses?
Hertz, who filed for bankruptcy in May, is facing a lawsuit after laying off thousands of employees but doling out millions in corporate bonuses Elizabeth Hill worked for nearly three years at Hertz Car Rental in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as a reservation agen…
Sep, 16 2020