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The Latest: Michigan makes homeless people vaccine-eligible 2021-03-07 16:56:47People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday

GOP pushes bills to allow social media 'censorship' 2021-03-07 16:30:30Republican state lawmakers want social media giants to face costly lawsuits for policing content on their websites, taking aim at a federal law that p

Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease 2021-03-07 15:32:30Workers such as restaurant servers and retail clerks are balancing the anticipation of better earnings with concerns about keeping themselves safe as

3,000 at Romania anti-vaccination protest amid COVID-19 rise 2021-03-07 15:00:34Around 3,000 anti-vaccination protesters from across Romania have converged outside the parliament building in Bucharest as authorities announced new

North Macedonia gets first batch of Russia vaccine 2021-03-07 13:20:14North Macedonia has received the first batch of 3,000 doses of Russian vaccine Sputnik V from a total order of 200,000 in the fight against the COVID-

Queen stresses importance of friends, family during pandemic 2021-03-07 12:19:46Queen Elizabeth II has highlighted the importance of staying in touch with friends and families during the coronavirus pandemic

Investment exec prods companies on gender and racial 2021-03-07 10:30:30Pension and social investment funds have been stepping up efforts to influence public companies’ conduct by getting their proposals onto annual

Casting a wide intrusion net: Dozens burned with 2021-03-07 09:32:15The SolarWinds hacking campaign blamed on Russian spies is widely known

Escalating violence ups pressure for Myanmar sanctions 2021-03-07 09:30:39The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the February 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions again

Drones vs hungry moths: Dutch use hi-tech to 2021-03-07 09:30:26A Dutch startup is using drones to kill moths in midair as a way of protecting valuable crops in greenhouses that are damaged by caterpillars

Swiss seen backing proposal to ban face coverings 2021-03-07 09:14:00Swiss voters appear on course to narrowly approve a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women and the ski

UK schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus 2021-03-07 08:52:45British children are gearing up to return to school on Monday after a two-month closure

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Jimmy Fallon is selling his whimsical New York 2021-03-04 16:25:06'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon is asking $15 million for his New York penthouse, a quirky space that combines four units across three stories.

Universal Studios Hollywood to reopen with a food 2021-03-04 09:00:28Like other California theme parks, Universal Studios Hollywood can't operate its rides because of state pandemic rules. Its Taste of Universal event

This L.A. start-up is building tiny injectable robots 2021-03-04 08:00:26Chemotherapy and radiation can cause too much collateral damage to treat some brain tumors. Crumb-sized robots could be the solution.

LeBron James braces for a loss on Brentwood 2021-03-03 19:37:44Lakers star LeBron James is asking $20.5 million for his Brentwood home — about half a million less that what he paid for it six years ago.

Disney Store to shut 60 locations and focus 2021-03-03 18:51:47The decision to close dozens of Disney Store locations comes along with a plan to revamp Disney's online shopping platforms.

Democrats narrow who gets $1,400 checks in COVID-19 2021-03-03 18:39:05Senate Democratic leaders and President Biden have agreed to more narrowly target which Americans would be eligible for a $1,400 stimulus payment.

Column: Becerra investigating Providence Health after accusations that 2021-03-03 15:59:52California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra will look into accusations that a Catholic healthcare chain illicitly limits healthcare.

Appreciation: How Fred Segal's retail vision forever changed 2021-03-03 15:22:34From fashion denim to the Malibu Country Mart, Segal shaped the SoCal shopping landscape like few others

Airbnb para jardines es lo nuevo. Alquile un 2021-03-03 01:52:42Airbnb para jardines es una cosa. Alquile un oasis en Los Ángeles para dormir la siesta, hacer yoga, trabajar, usted decide

Column: Wall Street's love affair with 'blank check' 2021-03-02 16:02:16Wall Street is enticing investors with SPACs — funds that won't say what they're buying.

Will electric crossovers like Volvo's C40 be the 2021-03-02 14:57:02If Americans don't flock to crossover EVs like the new Volvo C40 Recharge, it's hard to see how green-car mandates can be met.

San Francisco, Silicon Valley, other areas allowed to 2021-03-02 13:45:54More parts of California moved out of the most restrictive purple tier Tuesday.

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Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected despite 2021-03-04 09:20:51First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 750,000 last week, up from 736,000 the week before but below the 750,000 estimate.

Walmart says it will support U.S. manufacturers with 2021-03-03 11:43:52The retailer said the decision will benefit the environment and the U.S. economy, too, by sourcing goods closer to customers and creating demand for j

Private payrolls growth well short of expectations for 2021-03-03 08:47:29Companies added just 117,000 positions for the month, well below the 225,000 forecast from economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

Mortgage application demand stalls as interest rates surge 2021-03-03 07:24:15Mortgage interest rates rose at the fastest pace last week in over a year, throwing cold water on already cooling demand.

10% GDP growth? The U.S. economy is on 2021-03-02 17:17:03The U.S. economy has roared back to life in 2021, with first-quarter growth set to defy even the rosiest expectations.

Economists see first signs in data that vaccine 2021-03-02 14:15:11Covid vaccine efforts in the U.S. are yielding results. Forecasters are gaining some confidence in a summer bounce for the economy.

Fed policy changes could be coming in response 2021-03-02 10:16:07While the Fed may not raise its benchmark interest rate for years, there are growing expectations it may tweak policy soon.

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to 2021-02-26 10:27:02Personal income saw its biggest monthly gain since April 2020 though inflation remained tame, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

Here's why jobless claims are the wrong way 2021-02-25 11:35:36The U-3 is considered the standard for measuring unemployment, but not everyone agrees the metric is a comprehensive picture U.S. unemployment.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein says biggest economic risk is high 2021-02-25 09:38:16Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC there might some stock market speculation but the bigger problem for the U.S. economy is high unemplo

Weekly jobless claims drop sharply but labor market 2021-02-25 09:37:08First-time claims for unemployment insurance fell to 730,000 last week, well below the expected 845,000.

Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the 2021-02-23 11:52:55Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncer

NYT > Economy

Biden Gains Two Key Economic Advisers 2021-03-02 19:11:20The Senate confirmed Gina Raimondo as President Biden’s commerce secretary and Cecilia Rouse as the head of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Amazon Workers’ Union Drive Reaches Far Beyond Alabama 2021-03-02 14:08:17A vote on whether to form a union at the e-commerce giant’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., has become a labor showdown, drawing the attention of N

Warren Revives Wealth Tax, Citing Pandemic Inequalities 2021-03-01 15:49:42A tax on the net worth of America’s wealthiest individuals remains popular with voters, but has yet to be embraced by President Biden.

How Can Biden Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs? Weaken 2021-03-01 10:47:18Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap.

Unemployment Claims Dropped Last Week as Coronavirus Cases 2021-02-27 11:01:49The latest reading on the labor market shows evidence of continued healing, though economists caution that the recovery is still fragile.

They Were on Equal Footing. Then the Ground 2021-02-27 05:00:14A year of pandemic restrictions has meant some friends are flush and others foundering.

Stimulus Checks Helped Personal Income Surge in January 2021-02-26 17:00:17Personal income and spending both surged in January as a new round of government checks hit Americans’ bank accounts.

Amid Shortfalls, Biden Signs Executive Order to Bolster 2021-02-26 10:58:27The order is intended to help insulate the economy from future shortages of critical imported components by making the United States less reliant on f

Gov. Phil Murphy Unveils N.J. Budget Plan With 2021-02-26 10:53:59A $44.8 billion spending plan unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy calls for no new taxes and fully funds the state pension program for the first time

Biden’s Pick for Trade Representative Promises Break With 2021-02-25 17:22:23Katherine Tai, the nominee to be America’s chief trade negotiator, declined to give policy specifics on tariffs and trade agreements, but laid o

Biden Looks to a Consensus Builder to Heal 2021-02-24 18:24:07Katherine Tai, the Biden administration’s nominee for trade representative, will set the course for the Democrats’ worker-focused approach

Powell Says Better Child Care Policies Might Lift 2021-02-24 17:48:34The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-

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Apollo Global to buy annuities provider Athene in New! 2021-03-08 08:48:43The deal will create a company with a pro-forma market value of $29 billion, providing products and services in the investment and retirement income s

Coronavirus LIVE: Dharavi reports highest number of daily New! 2021-03-08 08:46:45The total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 million, the Union Health Ministry said

'Something fishy': Uddhav on NIA probing Mansukh Hiren New! 2021-03-08 08:18:54Thackeray said the NIA taking over the case of a vehicle laden with explosives being found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai su

India seeks funds from Quad alliance to match New! 2021-03-08 07:53:08A source said that at the February virtual meeting, the Quad countries discussed ways to 'encourage alternative medical supply chains, thereby implyi

TMC faces fresh spate of defections; 5 sitting New! 2021-03-08 07:39:24Hours after being replaced due to 'ill health', Sarala Murmu, the TMC candidate of the Habibpur constituency in Malda district, was among those who

Easy Trip IPO subscribed 2.3 times on Day-1, New! 2021-03-08 07:38:41On Friday, the company allotted shares worth Rs 229 cr, or 45% of the total issue size to anchor investors

Post stimulus progress, Nasdaq futures slide 2% on New! 2021-03-08 07:11:13Technology-related stocks, including Facebook Inc, Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc, fell between 1.3% and 3%

India revives focus on cybersecurity strategy amid China New! 2021-03-08 06:45:54The plan will coordinate responses across ministries including Home Affairs, Information Technology, Defense and the National Critical Information Inf

US, UK, 3 other courts confirm $1.4 bn New! 2021-03-08 06:06:38Courts in five countries including the US and the UK have given recognition to an arbitration award that asked India to return $1.4 billion to Cairn E

PM Modi lists 5 pillars for celebrating India's New! 2021-03-08 06:06:30'We need to tell people about sacrifice of freedom movement heroes,' says PM to panel set up to commemorate India's 75 years of independence

Coal India approves 32 mining projects worth Rs New! 2021-03-08 06:06:0124 are expansion projects, eight are greenfield; combined incremental peak capacity is projected at 193 MTPA

Weak global cues, high Brent crude cap gains New! 2021-03-08 05:07:11Trends among sectoral indices remained muted with the Nifty PSU Bank, Metal, and IT indices ending up to 1.5 per cent higher on the NSE.


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