Walgreens is opening doctor’s offices at hundreds of its drugstores
The retailer says it will partner with VillageMD to operate as many as 700 clinics in 30 U.S. markets.
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Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy, plans to close dozens of stores
The Chapter 11 filing comes as the 202-year-old brand continues to look for a buyer.
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How cities failed the Black middle class
White people without a college education can still find better pay in big cities. But for Black people without a college degree, moving to a city no longer guarantees entry to the middle class.
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The Technology 202: Facebook’s own civil rights audit calls its handling of Trump’s posts ‘devastating’
A civil rights audit released today was not kind to the company.
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Facebook’s own civil rights auditors said its policy decisions are a 'tremendous setback’
Facebook’s external civil rights auditors found that the company’s prioritization of free speech “over all other values” has undermined its progress on race.
Retail workers are being pulled into the latest culture war: Getting customers to wear masks
Mixed messaging and politicization have turned a public health safeguard into a referendum on personal freedom.
Bayer’s Roundup Settlement Hasn’t Ended Its Troubles
The German life sciences group needs to figure out how to function against a backdrop of ongoing litigation.
‘The Sims 4’ is getting a reality show on TBS
Contestants will compete in a variety of in-game challenges in pursuit of a $100,000 prize.
The Fight Over a Coronavirus Vaccine Will Get Ugly
Once Covid-19 shots become available, there will be arguments about who gets them, and an even bigger battle with anti-vaxxers who refuse them.
Delta, United among airlines that will accept government loans under Cares Act
At least 10 U.S. airlines are seeking relief from covid-19-related losses.
DNC blasts Facebook for ‘unkept promises’ ahead of ad boycott meetings
The memo from the Democratic National Committee was drawn up as the company's top executives prepared to meet with leaders of the #StopHateforProfit campaign.
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Facebook will meet with civil rights groups as hundreds of companies join ad boycott
More than 750 companies, including Coco-Cola, Hershey and Unilever have suspended their advertising on the platform,
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Deutsche Bank fined $150 million for relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, other lapses
New York regulators faulted the German bank for what it called a series of procedural failures and mistakes in its handling of the billionaire investor’s accounts.
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What the Hong Kong Dollar Peg Is and Why It Matters
Pegged to the U.S. dollar since 1983, the Hong Kong dollar is usually a dull currency. Except when it isn’t. Heightened tension between the U.S. and China over the city’s autonomy has focused attention on it yet again.
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The Technology 202: Many tech companies received large coronavirus relief loans
Getaround, BarkBox, MetroMile and IronNet are among the companies that confirmed they received loans.
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Big lots, plenty of choices in Fredericksburg, Va., area
BUYING NEW | Westbrooke Homes is building 58 single-family houses at Thorburn Estates.
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A Lower Covid-19 Death Rate Is Nothing to Celebrate
Fatalities still stand to rise, and many survivors will suffer lasting health problems.
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Pubs Need Commuters and Soccer Fans
If social-distancing measures mean higher prices, people may opt to keep eating and drinking at home.
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China Banks’ Latest Bailout: Where’s the Equity?
Beijing knows that small lenders are getting crushed. The latest move to prop them up seems as makeshift as the rest.
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As it moves aggressively to restore confidence, Boeing flies into an uncertain future
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FICO will now score consumers’ readiness for a financial crisis. Here’s how it works.
When an economic crisis hits, lenders often tighten standards, making it harder for consumers to access loans. But FICO has a new credit scoring tool designed to help lenders better assess the creditworthiness of consumers who may be more resilient during an unexpected financial storm.
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Know how to read the labels on treated lumber
Treated lumber at the lumberyard or home improvement store should be tagged with its American Wood Protection Association code, showing how it's rated for certain uses.
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How Hong Kong Sanctions Could Threaten Wall Street
Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., HSBC Holdings Plc and their peers face a threat to their massive expansion plans in China from a U.S. move that would sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials involved in imposing a national security law on the former British colony. Wall Street and their European rival’s push for Chinese riches could be further imperiled should China retaliate.
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Maryland biotech firm wins $1.6 billion to develop coronavirus vaccine
The company, which produces vaccines through genetic engineering, is conducting a Phase 1 safety trial in Australia of an experimental vaccine.
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Texas sees sharp decline in tax revenue as coronavirus surge unleashes more budget uncertainty
The jump in coronavirus cases threatens to arrest the country’s early economic recovery, leaving hard-hit states including Texas facing the prospect of another round of massive losses that could imperil their budgets.
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Tempted to demolish a wall yourself? Here’s when to call a pro.
If a wall is load-bearing, there are many more calculations to make before you can start opening up a space.
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Where We Live | Ashburn Farm in Loudoun County, Va.
?There is so much here for kids,? a resident says of the community?s abundant recreation opportunities and other amenities.
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Analysis: The Disney Co. is now in business with Colin Kaepernick. That says more about him than it does about Disney.
Disney is boldly choosing a side in the culture wars. Or is it?
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This New Boss Will Need to Be Her Own Activist
Amanda Blanc will have to justify why a breakup of U.K. insurer Aviva isn’t the way forward.
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The ‘Covid Cocktail’: Inside a Pa. nursing home that gave some veterans hydroxychloroquine even without covid-19 testing
For more than two weeks in April, a drug regimen that included hydroxychloroquine was routinely dispensed at the struggling center, often for patients who had not been tested for covid-19 and for those who suffered from medical conditions known to raise the risk of dangerous side effects, interviews, emails and medical notes and records obtained by The Washington Post show.
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