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New York bankruptcies reportedly surge 40% during pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wearing protective masks walk by a going out of business sign displayed outside Century 21 on the Upper West Side as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September......
ESPN

Bryant: Police, protest, pandemic and the end of the 9/11 era

ESPN
It has been a year. The American reckoning, or at the very least the burgeoning outline of one, has come into focus, forced into view by a perfect storm of toxicity: a global pandemic claiming more than 205,000 lives in the United States alone; the ongoing use of police force......
New York Times - Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup in Pandemic ‘Bubble’

New York Times
Carol Schram EDMONTON, Alberta — The Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup on Monday, defeating the Dallas Stars in a championship played out in a “bubble’’ in Canada to insulate from the pandemic. The Lightning won, 2-0, to take the series, four games to two, and claim their second......
New York Times - Politics

U.S. Household Wealth Rose Before the Pandemic, but Inequality Persisted

New York Times
Families were making gains in income and net worth in the three years leading up to the pandemic, according to Federal Reserve data released on Monday, but wealth inequality remained stubbornly high. Median household net worth climbed by 18 percent between 2016 and 2019, the Fed’s Survey of Consumer Finances......
CBS US News

Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% during the coronavirus pandemic

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.......
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Suburban Philly women on Trump, Biden, the pandemic and mail-in voting

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Less than 40 days out from Election Day, Anthony Mason checks in with six women from the all-important Philadelphia suburbs to hear what matters to them the most, how they feel about the pandemic response, President Trump, election integrity,......
KHN

Promises Kept? On Health Care, Trump’s Claims of ‘Monumental Steps’ Don’t Add Up

KHN
When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than he has delivered. But that doesn’t mean his administration has had no impact on health issues — including the operation of the Affordable Care Act, prescription drug prices and women’s access to reproductive health services. In......
CBS US News

CBS Weekend News, September 27, 2020

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as Democrats threaten to slow down the process; CBS News transportation safety analyst Mark Rosenker dies at 73 years old. Source link...
BBC Entertainment

Strictly Come Dancing: How do you film during a pandemic?

BBC
By Alice AitkenBBC News Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images image caption[L-R] Bill Bailey, Clara Amfo, HRVY and Jacqui Smith will all hit the dancefloor this year Strictly Come Dancing will be back on our screens this autumn, and this year’s celebrity contestants have been unveiled. But how do......
CBS US News

Worldwide coronavirus deaths near 1 million

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nearly 1 million people have been lost to the coronavirus around the world. Brazil still has not gotten the outbreak under control and parts of Europe are seeing worrying second waves. Elizabeth Palmer reports. Source link...
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U.S. athletes get creative to train for postponed 2021 Olympic games

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic postponed the 2020 Olympics, now set to take place in Tokyo in 2021. American athletes have had to adapt to the unprecedented change in schedule. Nancy Chen reports. Source link...
New York Times - World

Futures in Peril: Takeaways From Rise of Child Labor in Pandemic

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of the world’s poorest children to halt their educations and go to work to help support their families, as schools have closed and parents’ incomes have fallen or vanished. The children do......
Detroit News

Spartans high step through pandemic at a distance

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing – Samantha Barringer was in eighth grade when she first dreamed of leading the Spartan Marching Band up and down the field in front of thousands of fans. That dream was supposed to come true this fall. Barringer,......
BBC - Politics

Dowden defends full university fees during pandemic

BBC
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has defended full university fees during lockdown. It comes as thousands of students are self-isolating at universities amid Covid outbreaks. In an interview with Andrew Marr he said, “It’s important for students not to have to give up a year of their life by not going......
New York Times - Sports

New for This Pandemic French Open: Fall Weather and Lights

New York Times
Christopher Clarey The official poster for the 2020 French Open shows a view of a sunlit clay court through a dense ring of green leaves. But that poster was commissioned long before the start of this year’s tournament was postponed from May to September because of the coronavirus pandemic. If......
CBS US News

U.S. airline industry on the brink of massive lay-offs as federal aid runs out

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Since the pandemic, U.S. airlines have been relying on billions in federal aid to keep its employees staffed. But as the aid is expected to run out next week, massive lay-offs could follow. Kris Van Cleave reports. Source link...

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