3:04 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The U.S. blood supply is so low, blood banks are offering donors VIP Jets tickets or Krispy Kreme donuts for a year The pandemic has canceled more than 50,000 blood drives, and NYC has just enough donor blood to last three daysThe pandemic has canceled more than 50,000 blood drives, and NYC has just enough donor blood to last three days
2:31 a.m. Oct. 23, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
‘If I can travel in the New Normal, and not worry about the virus and take pictures, I’d buy the new iPhone 12’ Americans bought 20 million smartphones in 2020’s second quarter, down from 22 million in 2019’s fourth quarterAmericans bought 20 million smartphones in 2020’s second quarter, down from 22 million in 2019’s fourth quarter.
6:22 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Winona Dimeo-Ediger
The best places to live in America in 2020 These days, it’s about connection, affordability, and the space and opportunity to grow. If you’re ready to make a change, here are 20 of the best places in the U.S.Millions of Americans are re-evaluating where they want to live. If you’re one of them, this list is for you.
12:59 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020
- By Diane Eastabrook
Is it safe to retire in a college town in the pandemic? Sports, concerts, classes, lectures, restaurants, a vibrant social scene—many of the things retirees enjoy aren’t there, or they feel unsafe doing themCollege towns are often economically vibrant communities that promote healthy aging. But times have changed.
6:05 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020
- By Wendy Helfenbaum
‘Anyone can make money.’ This retired Wall Street investor wants to motivate Americans to do something else: Get off the couch After 30 years of no exercise while building a successful investment career, Jim Owen wants to show it’s never too late to become healthierHis purpose and his legacy now is inspiring older adults to become healthier and more active.
2:18 p.m. Aug. 24, 2020
- By Beckie Strum
NYC schools can have outdoor classes in schoolyards, streets and parks, mayor announces The city must OK requests to use spaces outside school propertyWith little more than 2 weeks before school starts, principals must submit a school-specific request for outdoor learning space
1:17 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
Wealthier parents are more likely to send their kids back to physical classrooms — here’s why The parents most likely to keep their kids home made less than $50,000 a year, according to a new surveyThe parents most likely to keep their kids home made less than $50,000 a year, according to a new survey.
2:51 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020
- By Jacob Passy
How much reduced unemployment benefits could slash consumer spending and when people with COVID-19 pose the greatest risk of spreading the virus Tuesday's top personal finance stories Tuesday's top personal finance storiesTuesday's top personal finance stories
11:32 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020
- By Brittany Anas
Here’s why college towns are among the most economically resilient places in the country These 5 college towns may have enough industry diversity to help them weather economic woesNot even university towns are pandemic-proof. Here are 5 college towns with enough industry diversity to make a rebound.
8:12 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020
- By Ellis Henican
This New York City medical ethicist has never been so busy Life and death, one question at a timeIf it’s a question about right, wrong and medicine, chances are Dr. Art Caplan has been involved somehow.
5:23 a.m. May 16, 2020
- By Beckie Strum
Beaches and shorelines get the OK to open up across New York state before Memorial Day But those in New York City will remain closed for the foreseeable future, the mayor saysNew Yorkers, on lockdown since mid-March, will get a respite Memorial Day weekend, except in the city.
1:43 p.m. May 1, 2020
- By Eric Grossman
Born without toes on his right foot, kicker Tom Dempsey cemented a legacy in the NFL The inspirational athlete, who played 11 seasons in the league, died from COVID-19 at 73Dempsey’s death shook the fiercely loyal Saints fans of New Orleans at a time when they were reeling at COVID-19’s impact.
8:41 a.m. April 27, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Blinking in the sunlight: Children make halting return to Spain’s streets after weeks of coronavirus lockdown From Madrid to Barcelona, weeks of lockdown end for the youngest populationSpain began what could be the start of relaxed rules for its citizens on Sunday, starting with the youngest.