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The U.S. economy is bigger than it was pre-pandemic, but Covid could still decide what happens next
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The U.S. economy is now larger than it was before the pandemic, but its growth rate may have peaked this year at a much slower pace than expected.
Ron Insana: China’s crackdown on businesses threatens its standing as an economic superpower
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Beijing’s push to step up regulatory oversight of Chinese companies could lead foreign investors to divest from the nation and stunt its economic growth.
Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Company for releasing "Black Widow" on streaming and in theaters at the same time.
But SEC Director of Enforcement Gurbir S. Grewal pledged to hold execs accountable for "materially false statements."
Want to get your resume noticed? Ditch these overused phrases—and add these verbs instead
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Career experts reveal the action verbs hiring managers are looking for on resumes and how to include them on a job application
Vice President Kamala Harris unveils strategy to address illegal immigration at the border
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Vice President Kamala Harris released a sweeping strategy on Thursday to address the root causes of migration amid the recent surge in illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings.
Teen who flew to space with Jeff Bezos has never shopped on Amazon (but there's a reason)
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"It's a long time ago I heard someone say that," Dutch teen Oliver Daemen says Jeff Bezos responded when he told him he'd never shopped on Amazon. But there's a reason for that.
Still waiting on a Social Security benefit application or new card? New report shows how Covid-19 has delayed mail processing
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In March 2020, the Social Security Administration shuttered in-person services due to Covid-19. Today, there's still a backlog of mail, a report finds.
Robinhood starts trading at $38, after pricing highly anticipated IPO at $38 per share
Today 12:28 EDT
Trading for the first time under ticker HOOD, the online brokerage hit the public markets it seeks to democratize for amateur investors.
Israel to give Pfizer Covid booster shots to people over 60 as efficacy appears to wane, report says
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Israel plans to offer a booster dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to people over age 60 as the shot's effectiveness appears to wane, according to a report.
Dating app Bumble on Thursday announced the company-wide week off that it implemented last month will become a permanent perk.
MacKenzie Scott and Melinda French Gates donate $40 million to gender equality projects
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Scott and French Gates are joining forces to support projects focused on advancing gender equality in tech, higher education and caregiving.
As college students head back to class, some say benefits of online learning should not be forgotten
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As. vaccines buoy hopes of returning to in-person learning, some are calling attention to the benefits of learning online that should not be left behind.
White House calls on Congress to extend expiring eviction ban
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President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to extend the national eviction ban, which is set to expire in two days.
Retailers are rethinking mask policies in the wake of new CDC guidance—and it could get complicated
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Retailers are again contemplating whether or not to reinstate mask mandates in stores for shoppers and employees, following updated CDC guidelines.
The pandemic put financial stress on college students and many chose to drop out or take time off. The Latinx student population was among the hardest hit.
Robinhood starts trading publicly today. Here's why small investors should approach any IPO with caution
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Hate crime laws across the U.S. lack uniformity in addressing violence, civil rights report says
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Hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and limited in addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a report by civil rights advocates.
More than 50% of people say an emergency fund is a higher financial priority post-pandemic
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"The pandemic really highlighted for a lot of people how important it is to have an emergency fund," said Michelle Brownstein, a certified financial planner.
Space start-up Varda, founded by SpaceX and Founders Fund veterans, aims to build factories in orbit
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Varda Space Industries, a start-up founded less than a year ago by a pair with experience at SpaceX and Founders Fund, has raised more than $50 million.
Unruly passengers: Survey shows most flight attendants have dealt with bad behavior onboard
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A labor union survey shows most flight attendants have faced unruly travelers and that 17% of them have encountered physical incidents on board.
The millennial-favored stock trading app found itself in the middle of a firestorm in January amid the short squeeze in GameStop, which was partially fueled by Reddit-driven retail investors.
Wegmans Food Markets announced Thursday that it will be opening its second location in New York City as it moves into the old Kmart location at Astor Place.
Huawei on Thursday launched its new P50 and P50 Pro smartphones without support for super-fast 5G internet.
Wall Street employees begin to mask up again as Citigroup tells workers of new mandate
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For a few glorious weeks, Wall Street employees who were vaccinated against Covid-19 could ditch their masks at the office. That's ending.
Traeger, Weber battle it out in barbecue IPO mini-boom as consumers spend billions on outdoor cooking
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With people staying home amid the pandemic, barbecuing and outdoor cooking boomed, providing Weber and Traeger boosts that led both companies to go public.