Economy & Business

Desperate to Play: Coronavirus’ Impact on College Sports
Economic losses for colleges and universities that cancel sports could be devastating
Esha Sarai
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:34
U.S. President Trump speaks during a COVID-19 pandemic briefing at the White House in Washington
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Experts said there was no legal basis in antitrust law for such a payment, and an adviser appeared to walk back the payment demand
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 19:01
Peruvian Gisela Huamani, 11, carries flowers during a harvest at a field in a shantytown in Lima, May 26, 2005. The U.N.'s…
The legally binding convention prohibits exploitation of children and forced labor
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:22
Why Some Millionaires Want to Pay Higher Taxes
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A collective letter urges governments to raise taxes, but not everyone agrees the move is a good idea
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:17
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR FITBIT - Fitbit announces its fall device and software lineup, including Fitbit Premium, innovative sleep…
A variety of groups advocating for privacy and consumer rights want to block deal over antitrust and privacy concerns
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:42
In this Wednesday, June 19, 2019, photo, Afghan children help their father with work at a brick factory on the outskirts of of…
The universal ratification of a convention provides children with critical legal protection from the worst child labor
Lisa Schlein
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:09
A woman wearing a face mask stands by a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange…
Lower numbers in London and Frankfurt follow Asia’s across-the-board earnings
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 04:23
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, speaks as he stands next to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif.,…
Discussions include potential extension of unemployment benefits, new stimulus payments
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 01:13
U.S. President Trump holds executive order signing event in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington
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Trump signed an executive order to require all federal agencies to prove they are not replacing qualified American workers with people from other countries
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 16:46
FILE - Rain drops fall on a puddle in an empty parking lot outside a Lord & Taylor store, closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Salem, New Hampshire, April 3, 2020.
Most companies filing for Chapter 11 protection this year were experiencing financial problems prior to the pandemic
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:37
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on board MS Roald Amundsen
Ship operator Hurtigruten says it is stopping all cruises with its three vessels
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 07:47
A woman wearing a face mask walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Asian…
Rising COVID-19 cases around the world add to uncertainty among investors
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 06:01
Women peer in the front door of Lord & Taylor's flagship Fifth Avenue store which closed for good, Jan. 2, 2019, in New York.
Like other retailers further strained by coronavirus economy, department store chain plans to reorganize its operations
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 03:02
FILE - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, right, walk out of a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 29, 2020.
Talks continuing after extra jobless benefits expired Friday 
Ken Bredemeier
Sun, 08/02/2020 - 11:59