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9:40 a.m. Today - By Jillian Berman
'They can’t coerce the states into doing anything:' Biden does NOT have the power to enforce in-person learning at K-8 schools --- here's whyThe federal government can provide money to re-open schools, but it's states and districts who ultimately decide whether to reopen.
5:30 a.m. March 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton adviser, has died at 85Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85.
6:38 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
Only 50 people are known to have contracted COVID-19 more than once — but new strains have medical experts on high alertIt’s very rare for someone to get infected with COVID-19 a second time, but the few confirmed cases of reinfection tell us that immunity to the virus isn’t guaranteed and vaccines could become a regular part of our medical care going forward.
8:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Howard Gold
Baby boomers face financial distress and age discrimination This generation struggles in their 60s as their working lives end
5:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Elon Musk's carbon footprint looks modest by billionaire standards --- but then he doesn't own a yachtThe "winner" is Roman Abramovich, and Bill Gates is middle of the pack.
8:43 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
CDC recommends schools in areas with high COVID-19 transmission rates not fully open for in-person learning'Schools can be reopened safely prior to all teachers being vaccinated,' said CDC director Rochelle Walensky.
5:03 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
Will Jeff Bezos's philanthropy provide a 'halo effect' for Amazon? Critics say yes.5 questions worth asking as the retail giant's founder steps down as CEO and focuses on charitable giving
10:05 a.m. Feb. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
5 key questions for Trump's Senate impeachment trialArguments begin Tuesday in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump on allegations that he incited the violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
10:49 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Covid-Hit Nursing Homes Load Up on Debt Some of the worst residential-care homes in the U.S. are using a federal-backed program to get access to cheap financing.
10:15 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
A perfect storm is brewing for interest rates to surge, says this bond expertScott Peng, the founder and chief investment officer of New York investment manager Advocate Capital Management, says a perfect storm is being unleashed.
1:00 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Why are markets going crazy? Smartphones, one study suggestsLow interest rates? Bored traders stuck at home? A new study has come up with an alternative explanation for the surge in speculative activity.
10:12 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
China's central bank chief struggles to answer question on Ant Financial IPOYi Gang, the veteran central bank chief of the People's Bank of China, is no stranger to challenging questions. But when asked by the editor of the Financial Times whether a fellow Chinese regulator made a mistake in initially approving the Ant Financial IPO, he was at a loss for words.
6:18 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Meera Jagannathan
Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than others — but they are also getting vaccinated at lower ratesA new analysis reveals the racial disparity in health-care worker vaccinations.
9:22 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Duke Energy’s CEO on the Path to Net Zero, and Why to Buy the Stock The utility is poised to benefit as a pro-environmental administration takes power in Washington, D.C.
3:23 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Tesla’s Elon Musk and How to Become the Richest Person in the World Trump calls for “seamless transition of power” amid growing calls for his removal, Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe of 737 MAX jet, Bitcoin and dollar rise in the wake of D.C. chaos, and other news to start your day.
10:46 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
What to know about the 25th Amendment as calls for President Trump's removal grow louderFollowing the riot on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, an increasing number of Republican officials have called for President Donald Trump to be removed from office using procedures outlined by the 25th Amendment to the Constitution.
4:57 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The U.S. must find an effective response to misinformation or it risks more election violence"It is really crucial to address the underlying problem – that people believe in what they feel is real, not what is real," says Ore Koren, a professor at Indiana University.
12:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
NCAA to play all 67 March Madness games in IndianaThe NCAA basketball tournament was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
5:54 a.m. Dec. 23, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
White supremacists plotted attack on power stations in southeastern states: FBIWhite supremacists said to have plotted to attack power stations in the southeastern U.S., and an Ohio teenager who allegedly shared the plan said he wanted the group to be "operational" on a fast-tracked timeline if President Donald Trump were to lose his re-election bid.
6:51 p.m. Dec. 17, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Some states complain their allotments of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine will be cut next week Several states say they have been told to expect far fewer doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in its second week of distribution, prompting worries about potential delays in shots for health care workers and long-term care residents.
10:22 a.m. Dec. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Vaccine Push at Nursing Homes Meets Resistance Skepticism and paperwork hamper efforts to get the Covid-19 vaccine into long-term care facilities.
12:56 p.m. Dec. 16, 2020 - By Fang Block
MacKenzie Scott Sets New Standard of Philanthropy With Additional $4.2 Billion GiftsThe author and philanthropist announced a $1.7 billion donation earlier this year
12:03 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Your guide to donating generously and effectively this yearIf you’re lucky enough to be able to give this year, plenty of causes need your help. Start by prioritizing your donations, and take advantage of special tax deductions for 2020.
10:37 a.m. Dec. 8, 2020 - By Fang Block
Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes in the U.S. Reached $7.1 Billion in 2017At just 1.6%, it remains a small share of all charitable giving
10:40 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Trump administration accelerates the pace of federal executions before Biden's inaugurationAs Donald Trump’s presidency winds down, his administration is ratcheting up the pace of federal executions despite a surge of coronavirus cases in prisons, announcing plans for five starting Thursday and concluding just days before the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
6:02 a.m. Dec. 6, 2020 - By Silvia Ascarelli
I’ll retire with a military pension and want to move to a bicycle-friendly, beer-loving place — so where should I go? Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comI have a nest egg of $1 million and will also have a monthly military pension of approximately $6,000, and Social Security on top of that.
10:28 a.m. Nov. 30, 2020 - By Abby Schultz
Flood of Cash Into Many Covid-19 Response Funds Has DwindledGivingTuesday presents opportunity for funds still responding to community needs
3:00 a.m. Nov. 27, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
How the pandemic presented a stock-market opportunity to Sen. David Perdue of GeorgiaThe Georgia Republican squares off with Democrat Jon Ossoff — who labeled Perdue a crook in their last debate — in a Jan. 5 runoff.
9:41 p.m. Nov. 26, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
10 ways you can help other people this Thanksgiving: 'There is always a need for food assistance'COVID-19 restrictions have left millions of people jobless and many children without subsidized school meals, heightening food insecurity.
4:26 p.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
How Georgia's Sen. David Perdue cashed in with coronavirus stock trades For Sen. David Perdue, a Georgia Republican, the crisis last March signaled something else: a stock buying opportunity.
9:55 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Hospital workers called exhausted as U.S. records highest number of COVID deaths since May Parts of Europe are reporting declining cases and Sicily has asked Cuba to send doctors and nursesThe U.S. recorded the highest number of deaths from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 since May on Tuesday, and continues to average close to 200,000 new cases a day, with hospitals across the nation reporting exhausted health care workers and steadily filling intensive care units.
6:24 p.m. Nov. 10, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Democrats officially clinch control of House, though with slimmer majorityDemocrats clinched two more years of controlling the House on Tuesday but with a potentially razor-thin majority, a bittersweet finale to last week's elections that has left them divided and with scant margin for error for advancing their agenda.
12:35 p.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Notre Dame students face mandatory COVID tests, stricter penalties after storming football fieldUniversity of Notre Dame students are now subject to mandatory coronavirus testing with stricter penalties if they leave town before getting their test results after thousands of fans stormed the football field and threw parties to celebrate a double-overtime upset over Clemson.
6:06 a.m. Nov. 6, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
'Brutal and terrifying,' and 'the sickest I've ever been in my life.' More COVID patients report symptoms that won't go awaySix months after falling ill, one man who was never hospitalized still feels terrible. Others report severe fatigue, respiratory issues, fever, chills, hair loss, racing heart and more.
3:10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Peloton, T-Mobile and the Earnings Voting Machine Biden takes slim lead in Georgia, control of Senate hinges on Georgia runoffs, U.S. Covid cases hit another record, and other news to start your day.
1:02 a.m. Nov. 5, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases top 48 million and U.S. sets record one-day case tally of more than 100,000The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 48 million on Thursday, according to , while the death toll rose above 1.2 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 9.5 million and highest death toll at 233,734, or about a fifth of the global totals. The U.S. counted a record 107,000 cases on Wednesday, the most since the start of the outbreak. Colorado, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota and Nebraska set one-day cords, while cases continued to rise in the Mountain West and Northeast, which is seeing another surge in cases as winter sets in. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 161,106 and is third by cases at 5.6 million. India is second in cases with 8.4 million, and third in deaths at 123,315. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 93,228 and 10th highest case tally at 943,630 The U.K has 47,832 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 1.1 million cases, or ninth highest in the world.
7:57 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: ‘The pandemic is far from over,’ says NIH director, as Nebraska asks nurses from other states for help ‘Widespread use of face coverings has the potential to protect lives while also minimizing further damage to the economy and American livelihoods,’ says NIH director Francis CollinsThe U.S. tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 9.38 million on Wednesday with infections climbing in 47 states, as hospitalizations set records in seven states and Nebraska was resorting to asking for nurses from other states to come and help address the surge.
1:00 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 47.5 million, 1.2 million deaths and U.S. tops 232,000 fatalitiesThe global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 47.5 million on Wednesday, according to , while the death toll rose above 1.2 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 9.4 million and highest death toll at 232,634, or about a fifth of the global totals. Infections are rising in all but three states and are climbing at the fastest pace in the Midwest and Southwest, Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota and New Mexico all reported record high hospitalizations this week. Nebraska's largest hospitals started limiting elective surgeries and looked to bring in nurses from other states to cope with the surge. Hospital officials in Iowa and Missouri warned bed capacity could soon be overwhelmed. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 160,496 and is third by cases at 5.6 million. India is second in cases with 8.3 million, and third in deaths at 123,611. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 92,593 and 10th highest case tally at 938,405. The U.K has 47,340 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 1.1 million cases, or ninth highest in the world.
3:58 p.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Coronavirus infections rise in 47 states, with surge in Midwest and SouthwestAmericans went to the polls Tuesday under the shadow of a resurging pandemic, with an alarming increase in cases nationwide and the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 reaching record highs in a growing number of states.
11:03 p.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Melissa Lambarena
Starter credit cards: Harder to get, but here are the options 4 types of credit cards for beginners, and how to get themCredit cards aimed at those who are new to credit used to be easier to get, but you can still qualify, and more choices exist today.
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