Trump signs orders aimed at extending some pandemic relief after Congress fails to reach a deal
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President Trump's four orders extend unemployment benefits, provide a payroll tax holiday, defer student loan payments through 2020 and extend the federal moratorium on evictions.
Kodak pharma deal held up over reported questions about stock move
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In a tweet Friday evening, the U.S International Development Finance Corporation said it was holding up a deal with Kodak as regulators reportedly look into trading activity that […]
Parents look to private schools for in-person instruction as school districts announce online starts
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As more schools announce online starts for fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents are looking to private schools for face-to-face instruction.
How San Francisco succeeded more than other U.S. cities in fighting the coronavirus
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San Francisco's response wasn't perfect, given a few recent mini surges, but it still did a decent job overall of controlling the pandemic. Here's why.
This is one of the biggest mistakes investors can make when it comes to the China trade, ETF analyst says
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Investors may find success investing in Chinese consumer discretionary stocks as tensions between the world's two largest economies rise, says Global X's Jay Jacobs.
Fed's Kashkari advocates six-week economic lockdown to defeat the coronavirus
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"To be effective, the lockdown has to be as comprehensive and strict as possible," Kashkari and Michael Osterholm wrote.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says chance of coronavirus vaccine being highly effective is 'not great'
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Scientists are hoping for a coronavirus vaccine that is at least 75% effective, but 50% or 60% effective would be acceptable, too, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
How these small businesses are surviving during the coronavirus pandemic
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Three women-led small businesses are revamping their strategies and finding ways to bring in new revenue amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom
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Newly reopened schools in Mississippi, Indiana and Georgia have already reported infections just days into the academic year.
'We'd all be sitting in our favorite theaters': Dire outlook for cinemas as coronavirus resurges in U.S.
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American studios have had to make tough decisions about film releases due to resurgences of coronavirus cases in the U.S.
States race to pass policing reforms after Floyd's death
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Since Floyd's death in late May, there have been about 450 pieces of policing reform proposals introduced in 31 states, according to a count by the NCSL.
The end of $600 unemployment boost and slim job prospects leaves many struggling to survive
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A $600-a-week boost to unemployment benefits is gone. As Congress negotiates an extension, families are scrambling to make ends meet.
Buffett buys back record $5.1 billion in Berkshire stock as coronavirus hits operating earnings
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Berkshire announced it bought $5.1 billion of its own shares during the second quarter as the pandemic dented the conglomerate's operations.
Trump's ban of Chinese apps has lots of precedent in other countries, and Apple and Google comply
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Overall, Apple removed 851 apps in the year between July 2018 and June 2019, and the vast majority of requests came from China.
These restaurant chains cut menu items during the pandemic
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Restaurant chains slimmed down their menus during the coronavirus pandemic to smooth operations, but some of those changes might become permanent.
Trump advisors urge delisting of U.S.-listed Chinese firms that fail to meet audit standards
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Trump administration officials have urged the president to delist Chinese companies that trade on U.S. exchanges and fail to meet U.S. auditing requirements by January 2022.
From seats that change color when clean to staggered rows, here's what airplane cabins could look like post-pandemic
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London-based design firm PriestmanGoode re-imagined what airplane cabins could look like in a post-pandemic world. Here's what the economy cabin could look like, and the features […]
These are the companies trying to solve the world's plastic waste problem
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Since the 1950s, humans have produced about 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic, the grand majority of which has ended up in a landfill. As the waste piles up, a number of […]
Jerry Falwell Jr. takes indefinite leave of absence from Liberty University
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The university said it asked him to take the leave. Falwell recently appeared in a photograph with a woman and holding a glass of dark liquid.
'An insidious ploy': Trump admin's decision to cut census short could have dire consequences
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Undercounting populations like Black Americans and Native tribes could skew the balance of power in the U.S. for years to come.
Pompeo denies congressional subpoenas in fired IG investigation
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NBC News reports Pompeo is denying congressional subpoenas for four key witnesses in a months-long investigation into his role in the firing of State Department Inspector General […]
City in China's Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies
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This marks the second death of a plague patient reported this month in the Inner Mongolia region.
U.S. Postal Service loses $2.2 billion in 3 months as virus woes persist
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The Postal Service is seeking an infusion of at least $10 billion to cover operating losses as well as regulatory changes that would undo a congressional requirement that the […]
Trump says he's working on health insurance executive order on pre-existing conditions
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President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be working in the next couple of weeks on an executive order to require health insurers to cover pre-existing conditions.
U.S. intelligence report on Trump-Biden election meddling reveals who Russia, China and Iran want to win
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While many foreign actors have views on who should hold the White House, "We are primarily concerned about the ongoing and potential activity by China, Russia, and Iran," a top […]
Zillow CEO: Real estate market is beginning 'great reshuffling' as people seek more space at home
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The pandemic so far has accelerated trends of people fleeing large, expensive U.S. cities. While shopping is up everywhere, Barton said the company is seeing a "deceleration of […]
These are the next catalysts that will drive Peloton shares higher, trader says
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Peloton shares are up more than 130% this year and hit an all-time high earlier this week. Todd Gordon of Ascent Wealth Partners lays out a way to play the stock into September […]
Markets could be challenged by Washington stimulus talks and China tensions
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The debate over the next round of stimulus and rising tensions between the White House and China could create headwinds for the market.