Month: October 2020

(L-R) U.S. President Donald Trump and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci arrive for a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the press briefing room of the White House on March 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images President Donald Trump hasn’t attended a coronavirus task force meeting
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Self-made billionaire Mark Cuban has consistently attributed his success, in part, to his devotion to life-long learning. In fact, the “Shark Tank” investor previously called it “the greatest skill” to have. For Cuban, life-long learning means spending “four to five hours a day” reading, he told CNBC Make It in 2018. “I read everything I
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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 22. Jim Watson and Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump isn’t the only one who’s “prepaid” his taxes. Millions of other Americans have, as well. At least that’s the
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The U.S. Capitol stands in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Talks Thursday between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin brought no immediate breakthrough on a deal for a new pandemic relief package, while the House prepared to vote on a Democrat-only plan. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Time
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A Dunkin’ worker hands a coffee out of a drive-thru window wearing gloves and a mask as the Coronavirus continues to spread on March 17, 2020 in Norwell, Massachusetts. MediaNews Group | Boston Herald | Getty Images While the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted daily commutes and morning runs for coffee, Dunkin’ Brands Group says a
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Americans can now travel to Hawaii’s beautiful tropical shores without having to quarantine on arrival. From Oct. 15, domestic travelers who take part in the state’s Pre-Travel Testing Program can bypass a two-week quarantine requirement, provided they test negative for Covid-19 before and, in some cases, after they arrive. “After not being able to travel
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This year has been met by a collision of both pandemic-induced financial uncertainty and the heightened attention toward racial injustice throughout the United States. For award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson, it’s been a roller-coaster ride that’s evolved from a “total revenue loss,” at the outset of New York City lockdowns, to a 50% to 60% revenue
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The Internal Revenue Service is offering less generous settlement terms to participants in micro-captive insurance schemes as part of its clampdown on the transactions. The IRS said Thursday it will be sending settlement offers with terms that are stricter than ones it offered last year under an earlier micro-captive initiative. The IRS has been focusing
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An employee stands on a social distancing marker in an elevator at an office in Dallas, Texas. Dylan Hollingsworth/Bloomberg via Getty Images The number of workers receiving and applying for unemployment benefits declined significantly last week, according to Labor Department figures issued Thursday. That’s good news for workers and the U.S. economy — thousands of
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Pedestrians walk past a home with a “Sold” sign in San Francisco. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sales of existing homes rose a higher-than-expected 9.5 % in September to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6.54 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were up 20.9% annually. Sales could
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