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Weekend reads: How to be safe, with or without a face mask

Also, the extra $600 a week, retirement destinations and how to invest for the long term.

8:19 a.m. Today
This man’s estranged wife received his stimulus check — and spent it. She won’t pay it back. What can he do?

‘The COVID-19 stimulus payment was deposited into their joint account, one that neither of them use anymore.’

11:28 p.m. July 2, 2020
‘I’m astounded that I have NOT received my payment’: When will I receive my stimulus check?

‘I fear it’s too late for me to receive my $1,200 stimulus check. The tax return deadline for 2019 was extended to July 15.’

11:28 p.m. July 2, 2020
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The extra $600 Americans receive in unemployment benefits ends this month — here’s what else is on the table

The Trump administration and leading Republicans say extending these benefits would be akin to paying Americans not to work.

11:27 p.m. July 2, 2020
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As coronavirus cancels July Fourth vacation plans, should you cancel your travel credit card — or redeem air miles for cash?

Frustrated cardholders may find it harder to justify steep annual fees in the age of COVID-19.

11:25 p.m. July 2, 2020
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President Trump considers ending housing regulation that advocates say was created to combat racial segregation

‘Because of persistent residential segregation and structural inequality, your ZIP code is a better determinant of your health than your genetic code,’ said Lisa Rice, president and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance.

11:24 p.m. July 2, 2020
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Florida records 10,000 new coronavirus cases — the largest daily surge since the pandemic began

New cases are up 48% in Florida over the past week, up 27% in Texas, and up 19% in California over the same period.

11:24 p.m. July 2, 2020
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Fauci says Americans must do 3 things to win the battle against COVID-19

‘Now we’re seeing the consequence of community spread,’ said Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

11:23 p.m. July 2, 2020
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Almost 1.2 million babies could die during the pandemic — but not from the coronavirus

The ripple effects from COVID-19 lockdowns could be more deadly for young children than the actual virus

3:44 p.m. July 2, 2020
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Don’t toss that junk mail in the recycling bin just yet — it might contain your stimulus check in the form of a prepaid debit card

The IRS says many people threw out their prepaid stimulus cards by mistake, and is mailing letters about unactivated cards

2:56 p.m. July 2, 2020
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