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7:37 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Geraldo Cadava
Trump appeared to be gaining with Latino voters — but coronavirus may cost him crucial support Latino business owners are seen as a critical voting bloc by both the Trump and Biden campaignsRepublicans have believed that they have the edge among Latino business owners, a relatively small but influential group of Latino voters. Watch whether that changes.
11:39 a.m. May 23, 2020 - Associated Press
Musk’s rockets to carry NASA astronauts to International Space Station Wednesday for first time First time since space shuttle program ended in 2011 U.S. astronauts will launch on an American rocket from American soilIt all started with the dream of growing a rose on Mars.
1:27 p.m. May 21, 2020 - By Joel Peterson
Thinking about a new job after coronavirus? Don't make this giant mistake How to properly vet your prospective employer before you say yesHow to properly vet your prospective employer before you say yes.
12:59 a.m. May 19, 2020 - By Dr. Christine Nguyen
How to get the most out of a telehealth appointment: 9 tips These virtual visits are becoming commonplace, so it pays to be preparedBefore, during and after: here’s 9 things to do for a successful virtual meeting with your doctor.
3:26 p.m. May 12, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Despite the stock market’s breathtaking rally, investors are closer to despair Most sentiment gauges are pessimistic, which is bullish for stock prices — to a pointMost sentiment gauges are pessimistic, which contrarians say is bullish for stock prices, writes Mark Hulbert.
7:09 a.m. May 12, 2020 - By Joe Dziemianowicz
Lessons of the Great Depression: Preserving Wealth Amid the Covid-19 CrisisTiming, foresight, some planning, and a little luck all come into play when it comes to enduring an economic calamity
12:57 p.m. May 11, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Twitter names Fei-Fei Li to board of directorsTwitter, Inc. on Monday named Dr. Fei-Fei Li to its board of directors as a new independent director, effective immediately. The artificial intelligence expert previously had stints at Stanford University and Alphabet Inc.'s Google. "With unparalleled expertise in engineering, computer science and artificial intelligence, Fei-Fei brings relevant perspectives to the Board as Twitter continues to utilize technology to improve our service and achieve our long-term objectives," Twitter Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani said in a statement. Twitter shares have dropped 19% over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 index has improved 4.2% over the last year.
3:26 p.m. May 10, 2020 - Associated Press
MLB coronavirus-antibody survey finds just 0.7% testing positive 26 teams tested players, employees to see how widespread disease isJust 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus
5:03 a.m. May 8, 2020 - By David S. Pedulla
If post-coronavirus hiring practices don’t change, it will be devastating for many workers being laid off now Hiring managers often automatically reject those who have gaps or take jobs below their skill levelHiring managers like standard employment histories and often automatically reject those who have gaps or take jobs below their skill level.
10:51 a.m. May 6, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
The future of successful coronavirus response: Mass testing at work and in church and self-administered tests Some researchers are calling for up to 20 million tests a day in the U.S. to safely reopen the economyThere are still unanswered questions about the accuracy of some COVID-19 tests, the prevalence of antibodies among Americans, and whether those antibodies provide the kind of immunity safety net needed to protect people from future infections.
12:22 p.m. April 27, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Enough with the ‘hypothetical models,’ it’s time to reopen the U.S. economy, Stanford doctor saysScott Atlas, former chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University, is making the media rounds to state his case for ending coronavirus lockdowns in favor of a targeted approach to getting the U.S. back on its feet.
4:00 a.m. April 26, 2020 - Barrons.com
Our Columnist Uses the Lockdown to Eat Right in Retirement. Here’s How. With millions of Americans hunkered down in their homes doing most of their own cooking, the coronavirus crisis is giving us a chance to change how we eat. Here’s how one nutrition expert says to do it.
4:07 a.m. April 24, 2020 - By Michael Brush
Stock winners and losers in the post-Covid 19 work-from-home world Arranging your home for work and play will benefit many companies, from consumer-electronics makers to home-furnishings purveyorsArranging your home for work and play will benefit many companies, from consumer-electronics makers to home-furnishings purveyors.
12:19 p.m. April 22, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Harvard reverses course, rejects nearly $9 million in stimulus money after backlash from Trump, critics President Trump had led critics calling on Ivy League universities with large endowments to return coronavirus relief paymentsPresident Trump had led critics calling on Ivy League universities with large endowments to return coronavirus relief payments
1:57 p.m. April 20, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Crisis Will Hit Higher Education Without Stimulus Funding Colleges and universities critical to fighting the pandemic may become victims as admissions and funding take a hit. Washington needs to provide emergency stimulus to make sure that doesn't happen.
11:56 a.m. April 16, 2020 - Associated Press
Warming makes U.S. West’s megadrought worst in modern age: study A natural drought is being worsened by temperatures that are 2.9 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than the past A two-decade-long dry spell that has parched much of the western United States is turning into one of the deepest megadroughts in the region in more than 1,200 years, a new study found.
7:23 a.m. April 15, 2020 - By Carol Hymowitz
Retirees are finding creative ways to cope with isolation These independent older Americans, warned to stay home, are adjusting daily routines to keep physically and mentally fitThe pandemic is forcing 52 million Americans who are 60 and older to adjust to solitary, secluded lifestyles
6:43 p.m. April 14, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
MLB teams step to the plate for large-scale coronavirus antibody study Study hopes to find how many people have been exposed to COVID-19Major League Baseball will participate in a large-scale COVID-19 antibody study in an effort to find out how many people may have had the coronavirus.
12:26 p.m. April 11, 2020 - By Michael J. Nathanson
Why coronavirus could devastate charities even more than the Great Recession did Economic damage from COVID-19 will cause people to forego donationsEconomic damage from COVID-19 will cause people to forego donations.
3:42 p.m. April 10, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Iceland finds that half its citizens with coronavirus have shown no symptoms The island nation has tested more of its population for COVID-19 than any other countryThe island has tested more of its population for COVID-19 than any other country.
9:05 a.m. April 8, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Former Google CEO: ‘This is the first time as a species we have had to face the same problem as a planet’The pandemic-economic crisis underscores the necessity for a national broadband policy to reach rural areas, and a more even playing field for the economically disadvantaged who either don’t have access to laptops or Wi-Fi.
8:05 a.m. April 8, 2020 - By Paul Irving
Find purpose: It can help you get through this crisis—and you don’t have to leave home 7 ways to find purposeAs we face physical isolation, financial loss and threatened health, finding purpose may actually save lives.
5:33 a.m. April 1, 2020 - By Jo Craven McGinty
Modern studies suggest the ‘normal’ body temperature of 98.6° is a degree too highIn one new study, researchers at Stanford argue that Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich’s number, which he arrived at a century and a half ago, was correct at the time but is no longer accurate because the human body has changed.
8:44 a.m. March 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
A List of Big Events Canceled Because of the Coronavirus Here’s a running list of the events and conferences that have been canceled because of coronavirus.
7:05 a.m. March 27, 2020 - By Chris Farrell
‘We need you!’ Retired doctors are returning to work to help with pandemic When the current crisis abates, the medical system might consider setting up a reserve of retired professionals to return when neededGovernors are asking health care professionals to rejoin or stay with the workforce to combat the coronavirus
5:00 a.m. March 20, 2020 - Barrons.com
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7:27 a.m. March 16, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Harvard and other major universities still charging full tuition as classes go online amid coronavirus outbreak Harvard and Tufts aren’t giving students a break on tuition. Some colleges are partially refunding room and board feesHarvard and Tufts aren’t giving students a break on tuition. Some colleges are partially refunding room and board fees.
6:59 a.m. March 14, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
MLB ceases operations, NBA season suspended, no March Madness: Sporting events are being canceled or will be held in empty arenas amid coronavirus concernsMajor sports leagues are bracing for what could be a very different world.
8:00 a.m. March 11, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Coronavirus threat cancels classes at two major U.S. universities, with more expected to follow Class is out because of the coronavirusMajor U.S. universities in two areas of high risk, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, were shut down Friday -- the first of what is expected to be a wave of campus closures in coming weeks.
9:45 a.m. March 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Big Events Banned in Silicon Valley. Here’s What Could Be Next. There are 43 Covid-19 cases in Santa Clara County, and one death. What if San Francisco, to the north, followed the same strict ban the county has adopted?
4:37 p.m. March 9, 2020 - Associated Press
‘Everyone was hollering’ — passengers cheer as virus-stricken Grand Princess cruise finally docks in Oakland At least 21 people aboard are infected with the coronavirusThe cruise ship carrying at least 21 people infected with the coronavirus passed under the Golden Gate Bridge on Monday as federal and state officials in California prepared to receive thousands of people aboard the ship that has been idling off the coast of San Francisco.
10:39 a.m. March 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
Coronavirus Hasn’t Totally Stopped M&A Talk. Intuit Might Be Buying Another Fintech Just weeks after agreeing to buy Credit Karma, Intuit, a software company best known for its Quicken and TurboTax products, has its eye on Finicity, a small software intermediary.
1:04 p.m. March 7, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Apple is the latest company asking staff to work from home as the coronavirus spreads — but most workers don’t have that luxury Older workers and those with families were usually happy to work from home, but it was a tougher experience for young and single workers, research suggestsOlder workers and those with families were usually happy to work from home, but it was a tougher experience for young and single workers, research suggests.
1:51 p.m. March 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
San Francisco Is Taking an Aggressive Approach to Coronavirus. Not Everyone Is Listening. San Francisco officials have advised people to stay away from large gatherings. Local pro sports teams are holding their events anyway.
11:33 a.m. March 7, 2020 - By Sara Dorn
Stanford and the University of Washington cancel classes amid coronavirus outbreak The institutions in Silicon Valley and Seattle told their students Friday that courses would move online starting next weekTwo major U.S. West Coast universities have canceled in-person classes because of the coronavirus as the region emerges as an epicenter for the US outbreak.
9:34 a.m. March 7, 2020 - Associated Press
Thousands of cruise passengers in limbo off San Francisco as coronavirus controls are ramped up Grand Princess cruise ship in holding pattern with 3,500 people aboard waiting to be tested for the novel coronavirus Officials in California were deciding Saturday where to dock a cruise ship with 21 coronavirus cases aboard and four U.S. universities canceled in-person classes, as Western countries imitate China by imposing travel controls and shutting down public events to contain the outbreak.
6:08 p.m. March 6, 2020 - By Brett Arends
‘It’s disturbing.’ U.S. Justice Department white-collar criminal prosecutions fall to their lowest level on record, study says The U.S. Justice Department casts doubt on the findings on the figures from Syracuse University’s TRAC Report serviceThe U.S. Justice Department casts doubt on the findings on the figures from Syracuse University’s TRAC Report service.
5:01 a.m. March 6, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Why you’re more likely to see a physician assistant than a doctor Can physician assistants help solve America’s rural health care problem? Can physician assistants help solve America’s rural health care problem?
5:31 a.m. March 3, 2020 - By Jonathan Look
Why having a bucket list can be a big mistake Unless you follow through on your goals, it’s where dreams go to dieYour list could be a graveyard of lost dreams.
7:04 a.m. March 2, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Why climate change is also a health care story — it’s the biggest health threat this century More medical schools are training doctors to recognize and treat the effects of climate changeMore medical schools are training doctors to recognize and treat the effects of climate change.
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