US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks

US CITIES FEAR PROTESTS MAY FUEL NEW WAVE OF VIRUS OUTBREAKS

LOS ANGELES - The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota...

NASA astronauts successfully pilot SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft manually for the first time

NASA ASTRONAUTS SUCCESSFULLY PILOT SPACEX'S CREW DRAGON SPACECRAFT MANUALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley took over manual control of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday, shortly after the vehicle's...

 
 
 
Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the rocket launch - it's the spaceship's return to Earth

ELON MUSK'S BIGGEST WORRY ABOUT SPACEX'S FIRST ASTRONAUT MISSION ISN'T THE ROCKET LAUNCH - IT'S THE SPACESHIP'S RETURN TO EARTH

SpaceX is set to launch its first astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday - a mission that would make history, but...

2 astronauts arrive at launch pad for historic SpaceX flight

2 ASTRONAUTS ARRIVE AT LAUNCH PAD FOR HISTORIC SPACEX FLIGHT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Despite more storms in the forecast, two NASA astronauts arrived at the launch pad Saturday for a second attempt...

 
 
 
The coronavirus crisis could push the U.S. to adopt online voting by 2024

THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS COULD PUSH THE U.S. TO ADOPT ONLINE VOTING BY 2024

The technological building blocks for online elections are already available. Here's what else we need in order to move to digital...

Shoppers flooded dollar stores to stockpile cheap goods during the pandemic - here's why that's been a major boon to Dollar General

SHOPPERS FLOODED DOLLAR STORES TO STOCKPILE CHEAP GOODS DURING THE PANDEMIC - HERE'S WHY THAT'S BEEN A MAJOR BOON TO DOLLAR GENERAL

Dollar stores have historically seen great success during times of economic uncertainty and high unemployment. And the coronavirus...

 
 
 
The script has flipped from debt binges to equity sales - and Wall Street's making bank either way

THE SCRIPT HAS FLIPPED FROM DEBT BINGES TO EQUITY SALES - AND WALL STREET'S MAKING BANK EITHER WAY

Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past...

There's a demonstrated way to avoid lockdowns and still stop the coronavirus' spread. South Korea has been doing it for months

THERE'S A DEMONSTRATED WAY TO AVOID LOCKDOWNS AND STILL STOP THE CORONAVIRUS' SPREAD. SOUTH KOREA HAS BEEN DOING IT FOR MONTHS

South Korea has been lauded for its success in controlling its original coronavirus outbreak. Like Sweden , the country never fully...

 
 
 
As protests erupt across the America - including in front of the White House - Trump took time to retweet an account implying Democrats are to blame

AS PROTESTS ERUPT ACROSS THE AMERICA - INCLUDING IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE - TRUMP TOOK TIME TO RETWEET AN ACCOUNT IMPLYING DEMOCRATS ARE TO BLAME

Trump took to Twitter late Friday evening as protests escalated across the country over the death of George Floyd, retweeting an account...

US may introduce new sanctions against Russia's Nord Stream 2 as gas project approaches final stage

US MAY INTRODUCE NEW SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA'S NORD STREAM 2 AS GAS PROJECT APPROACHES FINAL STAGE

American senators are reportedly seeking to impose additional sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 underwater pipeline, meant to deliver...

 
 
 
San Francisco to allow outdoor dining, exercise classes and spectator-free sports in coming weeks

SAN FRANCISCO TO ALLOW OUTDOOR DINING, EXERCISE CLASSES AND SPECTATOR-FREE SPORTS IN COMING WEEKS

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday unveiled a plan for reopening the city, including allowing outdoor dining...

New York City eyes June 8 for first phase of reopening

NEW YORK CITY EYES JUNE 8 FOR FIRST PHASE OF REOPENING

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York City is on track to begin reopening June 8 as the state gradually loosens restrictions put in place during...

 
 
 
Trump quietly vetoes measure that would have made it easier for defrauded students to obtain debt relief

TRUMP QUIETLY VETOES MEASURE THAT WOULD HAVE MADE IT EASIER FOR DEFRAUDED STUDENTS TO OBTAIN DEBT RELIEF

President Trump on Friday vetoed a measure that would have made it easier for students defrauded by for-profit colleges to obtain the...

NYPD officer violently shoves woman during George Floyd protest, prompting city councilman to call for assault charge

NYPD OFFICER VIOLENTLY SHOVES WOMAN DURING GEORGE FLOYD PROTEST, PROMPTING CITY COUNCILMAN TO CALL FOR ASSAULT CHARGE

A New York City police officer violently shoved a woman who was protesting police violence, sending her to the hospital. According...

 
 
 
Zuckerberg explains why Facebook won't take action on Trump's recent posts

ZUCKERBERG EXPLAINS WHY FACEBOOK WON'T TAKE ACTION ON TRUMP'S RECENT POSTS

In a statement posted to Facebook late Friday afternoon, Mark Zuckerberg offered up an explanation of why his company did not contextualize...

The irony is, if Section 230 were to die like Trump says he wants, Twitter and Facebook would probably have to ban him

THE IRONY IS, IF SECTION 230 WERE TO DIE LIKE TRUMP SAYS HE WANTS, TWITTER AND FACEBOOK WOULD PROBABLY HAVE TO BAN HIM

As President Trump's anger at Twitter escalates, his so-called solution, should he really obtain it, would almost certainly backfire...

 
 
 
A memo from a Massachusetts company on the killing of George Floyd is a case study in how leaders should address race and the events in Minnesota with their employees

A MEMO FROM A MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY ON THE KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD IS A CASE STUDY IN HOW LEADERS SHOULD ADDRESS RACE AND THE EVENTS IN MINNESOTA WITH THEIR EMPLOYEES

The medical-device-manufacturing firm Boston Scientific released an open letter denouncing the killing of George Floyd, a black man...

Mall of America postpones Monday reopening due to Minneapolis unrest

MALL OF AMERICA POSTPONES MONDAY REOPENING DUE TO MINNEAPOLIS UNREST

MINNEAPOLIS - The Mall of America is postponing its planned reopening of retail stores on Monday due to the community unrest following...

 
 
 
Oil surges 85% in May, posting its best month on record

OIL SURGES 85% IN MAY, POSTING ITS BEST MONTH ON RECORD

WTI crude oil spiked 85% in May, notching its best monthly performance gain on record, according to data from Bloomberg. The surge...

US stocks erase losses, finish higher after Trump refrains from China sanctions

US STOCKS ERASE LOSSES, FINISH HIGHER AFTER TRUMP REFRAINS FROM CHINA SANCTIONS

US stocks gained on Friday, reversing earlier losses after President Donald Trump's news conference on China. Trump said he would begin...

 
 
 




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