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97,000 kids tested positive for the coronavirus in just two weeks in July
More than 7 in 10 child cases of COVID-19 were detected in southern and western states, the American Academy of Pediatrics reports.
Here’s what Trump’s payroll tax deferral could mean for your paycheck
The president’s executive order deferred, but didn’t forgive, an employee’s Social Security tax liabilities.
Calculating America’s eviction crisis: Up to 40 million people are at risk of being kicked out of their homes
The coronavirus pandemic has heightened deep-seated inequality in the nation’s housing market.
U.S. coronavirus infections now exceed 5 million — and nearly 20 million worldwide
California is now the third U.S. state to register more than 10,000 deaths.
Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — and are they as contagious as those who display symptoms?
Asymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study says.
Fauci tells Americans to be mindful of these important limitations about any future coronavirus vaccine
‘You must never abandon the public-health approach,’ Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a live streamed Q&A.
If every American started wearing a face mask today, this is how many lives could be saved
America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1, according to a new projection.
My fiancée’s divorce decree says she’s not liable for her former husband’s $100K tax bill. That should protect her, right?
‘During their marriage he built up large tax bills, they filed jointly, and he built up close to $100,000 that’s still due from when they were married.’
I’m still waiting on my FIRST stimulus check. When will I get it? ‘We, the qualifying taxpayers, should not have to suffer’
‘I was the supervisor of the department that processed and reconciled parking citations. Since mid-March, the number of parking citations drastically fell due to the coronavirus pandemic.’
The Giving Pledge turns 10: These billionaires pledged to give away half their wealth, but they soon ran into a problem
A group of billionaires including Bill Gates, MacKenzie Scott, Michael Bloomberg, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg set a new standard for ‘public accountability for generosity.’
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These indicators show why investors shrugged off corona fears to embrace economic recovery
Investors are becoming more confident about the continuing economic recovery, ignoring fears that new spikes of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the continent might prompt a return to partial or total lockdowns.
Paul Krugman: Trump’s payroll tax cut is ‘the hydroxychloroquine of economic policy’
The economist said he’s ‘extremely worried about a greater recession coming from it’
Fed’s Kashkari warns of a ‘greater catastrophe’ that could make the last few months feel like ‘just a warm-up’
Neel Kashkari, in a recent New York Times op-ed co-authored with Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, says we need six weeks of a strict shutdown.
What makes a good investor? Experience is more important than intelligence
A lot of people get into the money-management business when they are young, and they haven’t seen a whole cycle, just one-half of one.