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Jab Skeptics Join Forces with Anti-Mask Advocates Jab Skeptics Join Forces with Anti-Mask Advocates
Mon, February, 8, 2021
Betsy McKay from The Wall Street Journal looks at a troubling obstacle that the nationwide shot rollout has encountered: skeptics of the jab are joining with anti-maskers in the name of "health freedom."
"You Just Want to Have a Chance." Ex-Offenders Struggle to Find Jobs Amid Pandemic
Mon, February, 8, 2021
Charisse Jones from USA Today details the struggle that ex-convicts are experiencing as they try to find employment during the pandemic.
What It's Like for Older Adults Getting Their Shots What It's Like for Older Adults Getting Their Shots
Mon, February, 8, 2021
Jim Carlton from The Wall Street Journal looks at the struggles that older Americans are facing as they try to schedule appointments to get the jab.
Partisan Pressures Weigh Heavily as Senate Looks for Pandemic Relief Deal Partisan Pressures Weigh Heavily as Senate Looks for Pandemic Relief Deal
Mon, February, 8, 2021
Aaron Zitner from The Wall Street Journal examines the significant partisan pressure at play in the split Senate, where Democrats are ready to move forward with a pandemic relief bill without Republican support.
Is Gambling at Work Legal? Super Bowl Shouldn't Be a Super Headache for Employers Is Gambling at Work Legal? Super Bowl Shouldn't Be a Super Headache for Employers
Fri, February, 5, 2021
Employment attorney Jonathan Bell provides perspective on your office Super Bowl pool and how to bet on sports without getting in trouble at work.
Things Are Looking Up for the U.S. Economy Things Are Looking Up for the U.S. Economy
Fri, February, 5, 2021
Myles Udland from Yahoo! Finance takes a look at recent data indicating that the U.S. economy is performing than expected with more reasons to be hopeful for the future.
What to Expect from This Year's Super Bowl Ads What to Expect from This Year's Super Bowl Ads
Fri, February, 5, 2021
Popular brands like Budweiser and Coca-Cola won't have ads during the Super Bowl. Margo Kahnrose from digital marketing firm Kenshoo explains how the ad landscape has changed and what to expect from this year's Super Bowl ads.
Why People Love to Hate Robinhood Why People Love to Hate Robinhood
Fri, February, 5, 2021
As the stock trading app Robinhood prepares to go public, Felix Salmon from Axios dives into the reasons why people love to hate it.
Companies Seek to Green the Grid with Trash Gas Companies Seek to Green the Grid with Trash Gas
Tue, December, 29, 2020
Ryan Dezember from The Wall Street Journal explains how companies are using manure to produce energy and replace fossil fuels.
West Point Accuses More than 70 Cadets of Cheating in Worst Academic Scandal in Nearly 45 Years West Point Accuses More than 70 Cadets of Cheating in Worst Academic Scandal in Nearly 45 Years
Tue, December, 29, 2020
Tom Vanden Brook from USA Today discusses his recent reporting about a cheating scandal at West Point involving more than 70 cadets.
The Nashville Explosion Investigation Continues The Nashville Explosion Investigation Continues
Tue, December, 29, 2020
Brian Boyd, intelligence and law enforcement expert, offers insight into the ongoing investigation of the Nashville RV explosion on Christmas Day.
What's in the $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill? What's in the $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill?
Tue, December, 29, 2020
Natalie Andrews from The Wall Street Journal goes through the components of the recently passed $900 billion relief bill, including a second round of stimulus checks to Americans, increased unemployment benefits, and help for small businesses.
Why Many Bosses Won't Require Workers to Get the Vaccine Why Many Bosses Won't Require Workers to Get the Vaccine
Mon, December, 28, 2020
Chip Cutter from The Wall Street Journal looks at how employers plan to convince workers to get the vaccine without mandating it.
The Next Stimulus Deal Will Be Even Harder to Get The Next Stimulus Deal Will Be Even Harder to Get
Mon, December, 28, 2020
President Trump has signed the latest pandemic relief bill, but economists say it won't be enough. And after that package took eight months to negotiate, Rick Newman from Yahoo Finance shares why the next relief bill, which would come after Joe Biden's inauguration, will be even more difficult to get.
The $300 Extra in Weekly Unemployment Benefits Is a Win-Win The $300 Extra in Weekly Unemployment Benefits Is a Win-Win
Mon, December, 28, 2020
Elisabeth Buchwald from MarketWatch explains why some experts say the $300 extra in weekly unemployment benefits is the right amount to help both the economy and jobless Americans.
As the Pandemic Surges, Swabbers Carry on ... and on ... and on As the Pandemic Surges, Swabbers Carry on ... and on ... and on
Wed, December, 23, 2020
Kay Lazar from The Boston Globe shares stories from one essential group of workers: swabbers, who have administered thousands and thousands of nasal swab tests since the start of the pandemic.
This Year's Online Shopping Rush Is Great for E-Commerce and Bad for Last-Minute Shoppers This Year's Online Shopping Rush Is Great for E-Commerce and Bad for Last-Minute Shoppers
Wed, December, 23, 2020
Rachel Lerman from The Washington Post looks at the online shopping rush this holiday season, where even e-commerce giants are overwhelmed and countless orders are arriving late.
Restaurants Owners Say Additional Pandemic Relief Is Restaurants Owners Say Additional Pandemic Relief Is "Not Enough"
Wed, December, 23, 2020
Taylor Locke from CNBC explores the perilous financial situation facing restaurant owners across the country, thousands of whom expect to see their businesses permanently closed this winter without additional relief.
How a Pasta Dinner and Zoom Chats Rescued Congress' $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill How a Pasta Dinner and Zoom Chats Rescued Congress' $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill
Wed, December, 23, 2020
Nicholas Wu from USA Today shares the inside story of how a bipartisan congressional group rescued the pandemic relief bill with a pasta dinner, Zoom chats, and compromise.
Schools Work to Speed Up Internet in Rural Homes for Remote Learning Schools Work to Speed Up Internet in Rural Homes for Remote Learning
Tue, December, 22, 2020
Julie Jargon from The Wall Street Journal tracks the race to bridge the digital divide, as school districts across the country assist millions of students who lack adequate internet access for distance learning.
Millions of Americans Unemployed Because of the Pandemic Are Still Waiting on Unemployment Money Millions of Americans Unemployed Because of the Pandemic Are Still Waiting on Unemployment Money
Tue, December, 22, 2020
Rick Jervis from USA Today explores the life-altering plight suffered by millions of unemployed Americans who, nine months into the pandemic, still haven't received a dime of unemployment money.
Dads Took on More Childcare During the Pandemic. Will a Vaccine End That? Dads Took on More Childcare During the Pandemic. Will a Vaccine End That?
Tue, December, 22, 2020
Charisse Jones from USA Today previews how a return to normalcy will affect fathers, many of whom have taken on more childcare responsibilities while working from home during the pandemic.
Brewers, Restaurants, Federal Workers Set for Tax Wins in Congressional Deal Brewers, Restaurants, Federal Workers Set for Tax Wins in Congressional Deal
Tue, December, 22, 2020
Richard Rubin from The Wall Street Journal breaks down the tax numbers in Congress' latest budget deal and looks at who serves to benefit from the agreement.
11 Smart Ways to Spend Your Remaining FSA Dollars 11 Smart Ways to Spend Your Remaining FSA Dollars
Mon, December, 21, 2020
Catey Hill from the personal finance site Millie reveals the smartest ways to spend your remaining FSA dollars.
New Business Owners Look Beyond Pandemic New Business Owners Look Beyond Pandemic
Mon, December, 21, 2020
Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Grant details how small businesses are looking past the pandemic to new opportunities.