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Pandemic Endangers American Political Activity, Self-Governance

April 22, 2020 7:32 PM ET The impact that COVID-19 has had on American public life over the past two months has been extraordinary. Millions of workers have lost their jobs or are furloughed without pay. Many of those able to work from home struggle to do so while also attending to the education of…

Neiman Marcus To File For Bankruptcy As Lockdowns Hammer Department Stores: Report

April 19, 2020 4:23 PM ET Neiman Marcus is seeking bankruptcy protection as government officials continue locking down their economies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Reuters reported Sunday. The pandemic forced Neman Marcus to temporarily shutter all 43 stores of its stores, the Reuters report states before noting that the massive store chain…

A Win For Health And Hope: Saving Lives From Coronavirus Through The Internet

Is the internet a cesspool of conspiracy and fake news? Yes. Is the internet a wellspring of truth and wisdom? Yes, it’s that, too. Obviously, the internet can be both at the same time. After all, cyberspace contains multitudes, even infinities. And we’re seeing a diversity of thought — not all good, but more good…

Gov. Cuomo Overrules Mayor De Blasio’s Move To Close NYC Schools For Remainder Of...

April 11, 2020 3:51 PM ET New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision announcement that New York City schools would remain closed for the rest of the school year. Cuomo and de Blasio are at odds over who has the authority to decide when New York City’s schools should open. De…

JPMorgan Foresees An Apocalyptic Second Quarter, With Unemployment Hitting 20 Percent

April 10, 2020 9:34 PM ET JPMorgan economists expect the second quarter to be a bad one, with 25 million jobs lost and a sizable chunk taken out of the country’s gross domestic product as the coronavirus pandemic hits its stride. They foresee a 40% decline in the GDP and a surge in April’s unemployment…

EXCLUSIVE: AGs Give Conflicting Views On Future Of Antitrust Probe Targeting Google As States...

April 05, 2020 8:40 PM ET The attorneys general involved in an all-encompassing antitrust investigation targeting Google are weighing whether to move ahead with the probe amid a coronavirus pandemic. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry told the Daily Caller News Foundation that he’s focusing all his efforts on the coronavirus response while declining to comment on…

Inside The Dark Money Dem Group Using An Umbrella Network To Flay Trump Over...

April 01, 2020 9:49 PM ET Two super PACs — Pacronym and American Bridge — that are thrashing President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic are affiliated with Arabella Advisors, a consulting firm that is not required to identify its donors.  Academics and other researchers said flaying the president over his virus response so…

Here’s A List Of Some Of The Most Unusual Animals, Reptiles Available At A...

March 30, 2020 8:02 PM ET Vendors at Wuhan, China’s so-called wet markets sell everything from peacocks to kangaroos, and even an occasional camel or cat, according to reports in February. Experts say these wet markets are where coronavirus, or COVID-19, originated in early December 2019 before hitting the United States, where it has killed…

Here’s Why Californians Are Getting Reamed At The Gas Pump Despite Rock-Bottom Oil Prices

March 28, 2020 7:55 PM ET Gas prices are falling all over the United States, with some areas enjoying close to $1-per-gallon gasoline, as oil prices and coronavirus are delivering a one-two punch.  Californians are not getting as much relief at the pump as some Kentuckians and Tennesseans who are enjoying sub–$1 per gallon prices.…

Major Tech Investor Is Providing Silicon Valley Insiders With Access To Private COVID-19 Tests

March 25, 2020 7:13 PM ET A California-based capital investment group acknowledged Wednesday that it provided many of the Silicon Valley companies and entrepreneurs it works with access to private coronavirus tests. Venture capital fund Data Collective DCVC gave their clients the opportunity to get tested if they are “experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and are unable…

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