California Public Mask Mandate Support Rises As Covid Cases Make Biggest One-Day Jump In 5 Months

Asked earlier this week if there is a Covid-19 data point that would push the state to reimplement restrictions, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said, “We’re not looking at physical distancing or closing anything down.” The recall-challenged governor then insisted, “The answer to the Delta variant is vaccination…We don’t need masking. Just get vaccinated.” Newsom’s state on Friday reported a 2,000-case […]

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The rapid growth the U.S. economy has seen is about to hit a wall

Gross domestic product is expected to accelerate 9.2% for the April-to-June period. That's likely, however, to be the peak for pandemic-era growth Economists see a gradual reversion to the mean for the U.S., which is more used to growing closer to 2% than the much stronger levels it has turned in during the reopening. The U.S. economy is expected to […]

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The City With the Worst Health Insurance Coverage in Every State

Nearly half of all Americans with health insurance receive coverage through their employer. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, however, millions of Americans lost their jobs, and nearly 30% of U.S. residents lost their health insurance coverage. While many have returned to employment, health insurance coverage levels are likely still far from the pre-pandemic normal.  It remains to be seen how […]

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Varney: Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott a 'cheap shot'

Varney: Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott is ‘cheap shot’ FOX Business’ Stuart Varney reacts to the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company’s boycott of Israel. FOX Business' Stuart Varney, during his latest "My Take" on "Varney & Co.," argued that Ben & Jerry’s boycott of Israel is a "cheap shot" that "guarantees" more division and hostility.  VARNEY: BIDEN WILL TAKE CREDIT FOR ECONOMIC […]

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Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been displayed prominently inside of the Tennessee Capitol for decades was removed from its pedestal on Friday. The image of Nathan Bedford Forrest has sparked protests ever since its installation in 1978. Some suggested adding historical context, while others, including Republican Gov. Bill […]

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US Families Get First Monthly Payments Of The Expanded Child Tax Credit

On Thursday, four months after the American Rescue Plan was signed into law, American families having children under the age of 18 were credited with their first monthly Child Tax Credit payments. The Department of Treasury estimates that $15 billion were distributed to tens of millions of working families with 60 million children as part of the expanded child tax […]

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