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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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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Mr Kipling maker says low-sugar products helped to drive sales

Premier Foods maintains growth momentum as lockdowns lead to increase in at-home eating Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Last modified on Fri 23 Jul 2021 05.24 EDT The maker of Mr Kipling cakes has reported stronger than expected sales in the three months to early July as customers tucked into low-sugar versions of their sweet treats. […]

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UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree

The U.K.'s University of Exeter is offering students who want to study medicine a £10,000 ($13,735) bursary and free first-year accommodation to defer their place, due to increased demand to study at the medical school.  In addition to offering students a financial incentive to defer their spot to study medicine at the university, located in southwest England, the college is […]

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Here's why used car prices are so high

(CNN)Typically, a new car is considered a bad investment because it loses a big chunk of its value the minute you drive it off the dealer lot. That’s unless you bought that new car during the pandemic. In that case, you likely made an amazing investment because you could now possibly sell your one-year-old car at a profit or, at […]

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