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An American Airlines Inc. McDonnell Douglas MD-82 plane sits parked at a gate while a United Continental Holdings plane taxis down the runway at LaGuardia Airport in the Queens borough of New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Republican Senators on Monday introduced a bill that would give the ailing airline industry more
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Free Assembly Men’s Lifestyle Source: Walmart Walmart has made moves to try to build up its fashion credentials. It acquired popular brands like menswear retailer Bonobos. It tapped celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and Sofía Vergara to inspire clothing collections. And it struck a deal with ThredUp, a secondhand seller of apparel, shoes and accessories, to offer higher-end brands on a budget.
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Bill Gates CNBC Microsoft co-founder and global health philanthropist Bill Gates criticized the current state of the United States’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic on Sunday, including slow turnaround times for tests. Gates told “Fox News Sunday” that the access to fast testing is still inadequate more than six months into the pandemic and that
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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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reversed controversial coronavirus testing guidance, which previously said that people who
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The morning sun rises over a neighborhood as a heatwave continues during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Encinitas, California, U.S., August 19, 2020. Mike Blake | Reuters SINGAPORE — Governments should continue to make investments that combat climate change, even while they focus on coping with the coronavirus pandemic, said Judith Rodin, President Emerita
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Top U.S. health officials testified before a congressional subcommittee on Wednesday, speaking on public safety measures and expected timelines for vaccine approval and a return to “regular life.” Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said face masks may provide more protection than an eventual vaccine, which he separately said could
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The seven-day moving average of daily new coronavirus cases in the U.S. is back on the rise, at least initially, after a steady decline through much of August and early September, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Experts have warned the Labor Day holiday weekend could have spurred heightened transmission of the virus
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Global deaths from Covid-19 are accelerating, as the worldwide death toll approaches 1 million. The World Health Organization reported deaths rose by 8% last week compared to the week before, with more than 40,600 fatalities recorded. The U.S., Brazil and India account for the largest shares of that cumulative total, with the U.S. alone accounting
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