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6:22 a.m. April 11, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I’m a farmer in my late 30s and live a frugal lifestyle. My son has a disability. Should I pay extra on my mortgage — or save for retirement? ‘He has a disability that will likely mean he will be living with us for our entire lives’‘He has a disability that will likely mean he will be living with us for our entire lives.’
1:59 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - By Sadagopa Iyengar
‘Buses are packed, as are shops and markets’: India’s rising COVID-19 infections are rapidly catching up with the U.S. ‘The police have mopped up a tidy sum by way of fines for mask-wearing noncompliance, though social distancing is not being enforced’‘The police have mopped up a tidy sum by way of fines for mask-wearing noncompliance, though social distancing is not being enforced.’
6:55 p.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By MarketWatch
‘Open letter to America’ signed by 489 national-security leaders calls Trump ‘not equal to the enormous responsibilities of his office’ Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, ‘is, above all, a good man with a strong sense of right and wrong,’ states letter from retired generals, admirals, NCOs, ambassadors and national-security officialsFormer Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, ‘is, above all, a good man with a strong sense of right and wrong,’ the letter states.
6:38 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - Associated Press
China uproots ethnic-minority villages, calling it part of a drive to eradicate extreme povertyWhile other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities wholesale and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its founding in 2021.
5:02 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - Associated Press
House passes bipartisan stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at month’s end White House prevails over Democrats’ complaints that farm bailout is an attempt to buy Trump votes in November, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi secures pandemic-related food aid for impoverished AmericansWhite House negotiators prevail over Democrat complaints that farm bailout is a naked attempt to buy Trump votes in November.
10:41 a.m. Aug. 27, 2020 - Associated Press
McConnell wants only one debate against Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, while she’s holding out for three Libertarian candidate also seeks inclusion against the Senate majority leader’s wishesLibertarian candidate for Kentucky Senate seat also seeks inclusion against the Senate majority leader’s wishes.
5:32 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Thousands of chicks shipped to Maine via Postal Service were dead on arrival, complains Democratic lawmaker Rep. Chellie Pingree raises the matters of the dead chicks and losses faced by Maine farmers amid post-office slowdown in a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and U.S. Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sonny PerdueAt least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in the recent weeks since rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier’s operations, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said.
1:06 a.m. July 20, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of racist entitlement, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of racist entitlement, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?
11:29 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Rethinking big city life? Here are 8 smaller places that still have the urban perks 8 up-and-coming small metros where you can enjoy a slower pace but still be near a large cityReady for more space but still want the perks of a big city? These small cities offer the best of both worlds.
3:55 a.m. June 18, 2020 - Associated Press
White House tries last-ditch legal appeal to block Bolton book Deeply critical book alleges Trump asked China for reelection help; appearing on ‘Hannity,’ Trump calls Bolton a ‘washed-up guy’ The White House was working furiously to block release of the book, asking a federal court for an emergency temporary restrainer Wednesday to prevent the spread of allegations, like those about China, that carry echoes of Trump’s efforts to solicit political help from Ukraine.
9:50 a.m. May 21, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
‘The end of meat is here’? Coronavirus has ‘kicked open the door’ to a vegetarian future, claims N.Y. Times op-edIn the spirit of harmony and coming together during these divided times, the New York Times gives us an opinion piece we can all agree on: “The end of meat is here.” Just kidding.
2:29 p.m. April 17, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
A record number of Americans are losing their jobs — but Walmart, Amazon, Ace Hardware and others are hiring to fill 604,000 openings amid coronavirus demand 22 million job losses have occurred in the past month, but several sectors are ramping up hiring22 million job losses have occurred in the past month, but several sectors are ramping up hiring.
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