Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | Pool | Reuters The U.S. could get the coronavirus pandemic under control if most Americans wear masks, embrace social distancing and practice good
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee, speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday night, which could be the beginning of a series of reforms for
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Inmate firefighters prepare to put out flame on the road leading to the Reagan Presidential Library during the Easy Fire in Simi Valley, California on October 30, 2019. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Deadly wildfires are still ripping through California, decimating land and homes and forcing thousands of people to evacuate.  But first responders lack
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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment hearing for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. August 20, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters A little-known not-for-profit run by Steve Bannon, and now
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is overseeing program funding, had approved 13 states to offer the extra unemployment benefits as of around noon ET on Friday.  Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah. Seven others — Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Texas and West
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Real estate developer Don Peebles told CNBC on Friday that he anticipates a slow economic recovery for New York City in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  “I think New York will ultimately come back. It’ll come back differently. It’ll be a different place, and it will be much more affordable,” said Peebles, CEO of privately
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Nike Football launches 11-Online, a new virtual training camp led by top NFL athletes, including Christian McCaffrey, Aaron Donald, Saquon Barkley and George Kittle. Source: NIke Athletes looking to stay in shape during the coronavirus pandemic will now be able to get coaching from star football players including Odell Beckham Jr., Saquon Barkley and Christian
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Unlike some other mega-billionaires, Warren Buffett’s net worth has taken a bit of a hit in 2020, thanks to a volatile stock market and an economy suffering the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Berkshire Hathaway, the investment vehicle for the “Oracle of Omaha,” has seen its stock dip by roughly 8% since the start of
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