This back-to-school season is like no other for many reasons. And that makes preparing for it especially challenging. As of a recent tally, a little more than half of U.S. elementary and high school students will attend school only virtually this fall, although changes are announced daily. As a result, families have delayed many traditional back-to-school purchases.
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Roberto Arias prepares a grave for burial at Woodlawn Cemetery during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Everett, Massachusetts, U.S., May 27, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reutes The U.S. will top more than 410,000 Covid-19 deaths by the end of the year as the country heads into the fall and winter, according to a new forecast from the Institute
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Ever thought about going to Antarctica for the day? It’s possible through sightseeing tours by Antarctica Flights. The company operates flights that depart from Australia and fly one of 19 routes over the ice-covered continent. Flights depart and land at the same airport, making this one trip that actually is more about the journey than
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, wearing a face mask, testifies before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve response to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. Tasos Katopodis | Reuters Interest rates are
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Supporters and critics of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s tax plan have made a variety of claims about the size of the tax proposals, ranging from “not big enough” to the “biggest tax increase in history.” Comparing his tax proposals—which include higher taxes on high-income earners and businesses paired with more generous provisions for households
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With Labor Day weekend approaching, top U.S. health officials are pleading with the American public to maintain public safety precautions, such as mask-wearing and social distancing. The U.S. is headed into the fall with a troubling level of spread if the country can’t bring the daily numbers down through September, White House coronavirus advisor Dr.
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Job creation in August represents continued improvement in the U.S. economy but a full recovery won’t happen until the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Friday. Unemployment fell to 8.4% as nonfarm payrolls rose by 13.7 million last month, the Labor Department reported, in numbers that were significantly better
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You knew this was coming. The market internals had been flashing warning signs for a couple weeks: very few new highs, very sloppy advance/decline line, low short interest, and a lot of talk about FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and TINA (There Is No Alternative). All signs of frothiness. So what is this? Is this
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