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India just surpassed Russia to become the country with the 3rd-highest number of coronavirus infections

INDIA JUST SURPASSED RUSSIA TO BECOME THE COUNTRY WITH THE 3RD-HIGHEST NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS

Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times/Getty Over the weekend, India counted tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases that saw the country...

The federal government extended the Paycheck Protection Program after $130 billion out of $660 billion went uncollected. Here's what new applicants need to know

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXTENDED THE PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AFTER $130 BILLION OUT OF $660 BILLION WENT UNCOLLECTED. HERE'S WHAT NEW APPLICANTS NEED TO KNOW

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty The application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program was extended on Saturday after President Donald...

 
 
 
Former national security adviser says the Russia bounty plot shows Trump is 'surrounded by sycophants and weaklings who aren't doing their jobs'

FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER SAYS THE RUSSIA BOUNTY PLOT SHOWS TRUMP IS 'SURROUNDED BY SYCOPHANTS AND WEAKLINGS WHO AREN'T DOING THEIR JOBS'

NBC Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Sunday said the Trump administration's narrative on the Russia bounty plot doesn't...

THE MESSAGE IN RUSSIA'S NEW NUCLEAR WEAPONS STRATEGY: DON'T MESS WITH US, BUT LET'S TALK

At the beginning of June, the Russian government for the first time released a document laying out the logic and principles underpinning...

 
 
 
Phoenix mayor says the federal government is 'declaring victory while we're still in crisis mode' as Arizona sees the highest per-capita infection rate in the US

PHOENIX MAYOR SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS 'DECLARING VICTORY WHILE WE'RE STILL IN CRISIS MODE' AS ARIZONA SEES THE HIGHEST PER-CAPITA INFECTION RATE IN THE US

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said Sunday that she felt the federal government was "declaring...

FLORIDA AND TEXAS BOTH HIT RECORD HIGHS FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES ON SATURDAY AS OUTBREAKS KEEP SURGING IN THE SOUTH

Florida and Texas both recorded daily records for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks in the South continue to spiral. Florida...

 
 
 
I'm a professional bridesmaid: Strangers hire me to pretend to be their close friend during their wedding - and yes, I have way more than 27 dresses

I'M A PROFESSIONAL BRIDESMAID: STRANGERS HIRE ME TO PRETEND TO BE THEIR CLOSE FRIEND DURING THEIR WEDDING - AND YES, I HAVE WAY MORE THAN 27 DRESSES

Courtesy of Susan Shek After being a bridesmaid for countless friends and family members, Jen Glantz realized there was a need in the...

TRUMP'S FDA COMMISSIONER WON'T DEFEND THE PRESIDENT'S BASELESS CLAIM THAT 99% OF COVID-19 CASES ARE 'TOTALLY HARMLESS'

The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday dodged questions on President Donald Trump's baseless claim that 99% of COVID-19...

 
 
 

A US SENATOR WANTS TO PROPOSE LEGISLATION BLOCKING MIDDLE SEATS ON PLANES AFTER HE FLEW ON A CROWDED AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT

US Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon is planning to introduce legislation to require US airlines to block middle seats on their aircraft. Merkley...

'Animal Crossing' users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs, and organizing virtual protests

'ANIMAL CROSSING' USERS ARE WEARING BLACK LIVES MATTER SHIRTS, MAKING SIGNS, AND ORGANIZING VIRTUAL PROTESTS

Courtesy of Jennifer Stavros As protests have organized across the US and around the world against police brutality and in support...

 
 
 
Kanye West announced on Twitter he's running for president, but it's too late for him to appear on the ballot in 6 states

KANYE WEST ANNOUNCED ON TWITTER HE'S RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT, BUT IT'S TOO LATE FOR HIM TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT IN 6 STATES

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Kanye West announced Saturday his intention to run for president of the United States, tweeting "we...

If you're self-employed, here's how you can get a tax break for your home office

IF YOU'RE SELF-EMPLOYED, HERE'S HOW YOU CAN GET A TAX BREAK FOR YOUR HOME OFFICE

Westend61/Getty If you are self-employed and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for a tax break for home...

 
 
 

HOW MUCH APPLE, TESLA, AMAZON, AND 10 OTHER TECH GIANTS PAY THEIR WORKERS, FROM ENGINEERS TO SALESPEOPLE

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AN ASYMPTOMATIC CORONAVIRUS CARRIER INFECTED AN APARTMENT NEIGHBOR WITHOUT SHARING THE SAME SPACE. A STUDY BLAMES THE BUILDING'S ELEVATOR BUTTONS

An asymptomatic coronavirus carrier traveled from the US to China in March. Even though she didn't interact with anyone face-to-face,...

 
 
 

AGGRESSIVE ANTI-MASK CUSTOMERS ARE FORCING SOME RESTAURANTS TO SHUT DINING ROOMS TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES FROM ABUSE

Some restaurants are shutting down or closing dining rooms back up after employees faced harassment and violence from anti-mask customers. Restaurants...

My ex-husband and I have decided to quarantine together with our 5-year-old daughter. It's been tough, but it's working - and we have no plans to change our situation as things start to reopen

MY EX-HUSBAND AND I HAVE DECIDED TO QUARANTINE TOGETHER WITH OUR 5-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER. IT'S BEEN TOUGH, BUT IT'S WORKING - AND WE HAVE NO PLANS TO CHANGE OUR SITUATION AS THINGS START TO REOPEN

Katie Nave Katie Nave is freelance writer, advocate, and nonprofit communications specialist based in Brooklyn, New York. At the onset...

 
 
 
Banks' and lenders' payment deferment for COVID-19 will be ending soon. If you still can't pay, it's time to call

BANKS' AND LENDERS' PAYMENT DEFERMENT FOR COVID-19 WILL BE ENDING SOON. IF YOU STILL CAN'T PAY, IT'S TIME TO CALL

Richard Drury/Getty Images Your COVID-19 deferral period for credit card, loan, mortgage, or insurance payments may be coming to an...

MEET THE 'CARLYS': THE MEME-LOVING YOUNG SHOPPERS WHO 'CAN'T AFFORD REAL LIFE YET' - BUT WILL SOON JOIN THE BIGGEST COHORT OF SPENDERS IN THE US

Carlys are a group of consumers who "can't afford real life yet" but will soon "join her Generation Z cohort in the largest purchasing...

 
 
 
Ghislaine Maxwell and Kevin Spacey pictured posing on Buckingham Palace's thrones on a private tour hosted by Prince Andrew

GHISLAINE MAXWELL AND KEVIN SPACEY PICTURED POSING ON BUCKINGHAM PALACE'S THRONES ON A PRIVATE TOUR HOSTED BY PRINCE ANDREW

Getty/Karwei Tang/Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan A photo has emerged which appears to show Ghislaine Maxwell and Kevin Spacey posing...

Why historically high unemployment should embolden investors to take more market risk, according to a Wall Street chief strategist

WHY HISTORICALLY HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT SHOULD EMBOLDEN INVESTORS TO TAKE MORE MARKET RISK, ACCORDING TO A WALL STREET CHIEF STRATEGIST

Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images The still-lofty unemployment rate offers investors the latest sign to return to the stock market, James...

 
 
 



Mainland China reports eight new coronavirus cases, two in Beijing

Mainland China reports eight new coronavirus cases, two in Beijing

China recorded eight new coronavirus cases for July 4, up from with three a day earlier, the national health authority said on Sunday, while city officials in Beijing said... Read more ...

Inspired in Solitude: Travel in New England and COVID-19

Inspired in Solitude: Travel in New England and COVID-19

Thoreau's Cabin in Concord, MA by Hannah White Social distancing: a term previously unknown to most that grew in common usage seemingly overnight. Though we are living in... Read more ...

'Animal Crossing' users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs...

'Animal Crossing' users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs, and organizing virtual protests

Courtesy of Jennifer Stavros As protests have organized across the US and around the world against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, video... Read more ...

I went camping on the beach in Texas during the pandemic. Here are 7 things...

I went camping on the beach in Texas during the pandemic. Here are 7 things I packed for a cheap, socially-distant getaway, and one thing wished I had with me

Joey Hadden/Business Insider I traveled three and a half hours from Austin to Goose Island State Park on the Texas coast for one night of camping in June. I brought items like... Read more ...

The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a self-contained office designed to...

The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a self-contained office designed to minimize distractions working from home - see inside

Autonomous Smart office company Autonomous designed an individual outdoor work pod. The pod is about 68 square feet, with room for a chair, desk, and bookshelf. It's releasing... Read more ...

The list of the 30 'most American' cars of 2020 includes all 3 Tesla models...

The list of the 30 'most American' cars of 2020 includes all 3 Tesla models in the top 10 - see the full ranking

Cars.com Cars.com has released a list of the most American cars from the 2020 model year based on factors like the location of its factory, where the parts are sourced from... Read more ...

The new Ford F-150's coolest feature turns it into a true a work truck in...

The new Ford F-150's coolest feature turns it into a true a work truck in every sense with a folding desk

Ford The new Ford F-150 has many cool features, but the best one is the Interior Work Surface option. The shifter folds down with a push of a button and you can unfold the... Read more ...

This custom camper van was created out of a Ram ProMaster for less than...

This custom camper van was created out of a Ram ProMaster for less than $20,000. See inside the design from one of the newest camper converters

Dirtbag Conversions Oregon has a new camper van conversion company: Dirtbag Conversions, which was officially registered in May. The company was founded by Kevin Marquardt, who... Read more ...

FarmBot automates tending, weeding, and watering a garden and makes it as...

FarmBot automates tending, weeding, and watering a garden and makes it as easy as playing a video game to feed a family of 4 - here's how it works

FarmBot Farmbot is an open-source, 3D printed robotic farm machine. Users plan out a farm digitally, almost like a video game. It can be used for small-scale home gardens... Read more ...

The US's second peak may be less deadly than the first - but coronavirus...

The US's second peak may be less deadly than the first - but coronavirus fatalities in the next 3 months could still rival US combat deaths during World War I

Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images As daily US coronavirus cases continue to rise, daily deaths could stay flat or even decline over the next three months. That may seem like a... Read more ...