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Employers Start Sending Workers Shopping for Health Coverage

(Associated Press) Instead of offering one or more options, some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees.

Pandemic Has Taken a Bite Out of Seafood Trade, Consumption

(Associated Press) The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a...

Curfews, Closures, and Restrictions Threaten Thanksgiving

(Associated Press) Republican and Democratic governors from several Midwestern states issued a joint video urging people to say home for Thanksgiving and...

‘This Winter Will Be Grim’: JPMorgan Forecasts Negative GDP Next Quarter

(ZeroHedge) In retrospect, it was inevitable: after European growth hit a brick wall in October and early November after a second round...

Pfizer Seeks Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine

(Associated Press) Pfizer said Friday it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on...

Conspiracy Theory? World Economic Forum Heralds ‘Great Reset’

(Summit News) On the same day that the World Economic Forum heralded “The Great Reset” as a positive way to build “future...

Jobless Claims Rise to 742,000; Millions to Lose Aid

(Associated Press) The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a...

Toilet Paper Limits, Empty Shelves Are Back as Virus Surges

(Associated Press) Looking for toilet paper? Good luck. A surge of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. is sending...

NBA Team Hires BLM Activist to Replace ‘All Lives Matter’ Announcer

(Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) The Sacramento Kings, an NBA team in the Western conference, fired announcer Grant Napear and replaced him with...

Amazon Opens Online Pharmacy, Shaking Up Another Industry

(Associated Press) Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers...

UN Food Agency: 2021 Will Be Worse Than 2020

(Associated Press) The head of the World Food Program says the Nobel Peace Prize has given the U.N. agency a spotlight and...

Online Shopping Surge Could Lead to Holiday Delivery Delays

(Associated Press) Retailers and carriers are preparing for an online holiday shopping surge that could tax shipping networks and lead to delivery...

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DOW CRESTS 30,000

(Associated Press) The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the...

Appeals Court: Texas, Louisiana Can End Planned Parenthood Funding

(Headline USA) A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics — a move supported by opponents of abortion, but opposed by...

Conquer Black Friday from Your Couch

(Associated Press) 'Twas days before Black Friday when all around the country, shoppers were gearing up for a day full of shopping.

Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet Another Daunting Crisis

Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis.