WHY LATIN AMERICA'S ECONOMIC SECURITY IS KEY TO FIXING U.S. IMMIGRATION

The Supreme Court has preserved a safe harbor for Dreamers for now, but immigration will stay center stage in U.S. politics. If we're...

DIGITAL HEALTH NEEDS TO SURVIVE BEYOND THE PANDEMIC

Good evening, readers. And apologies for the late send-we've had a busy few days. We just wrapped up our first virtual Brainstorm Health...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK REMOVES FAKE ACCOUNTS LINKED TO TRUMP ALLY ROGER STONE

Facebook said it will remove the accounts and brand pages for Roger Stone, a Republican operative who was convicted of lying to Congress...

Review: The Lenovo Flex 5G, the world's first 5G laptop

REVIEW: THE LENOVO FLEX 5G, THE WORLD'S FIRST 5G LAPTOP

Sitting on a bench in downtown Boston, I'm uploading and downloading files like a madman on the world's first 5G laptop, the aptly...

 
 
 

HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVES FEAR PUBLIC DISTRUST OF COVID-19 VACCINE WILL LEAD TO CONTINUED SPREAD OF DISEASE

The health care industry is optimistic that a vaccine for COVID-19 will be developed within the next year, but they're worried that...

HOW APPLE AND STANFORD ARE SPEEDING UP MEDICAL DISCOVERIES

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the extent to which technology and medicine often move at vastly different speeds, sometimes...

 
 
 

JOHNSON & JOHNSON CEO SAYS A COVID-19 VACCINE IS ONLY ‘PART OF THE PUZZLE'

Even as Johnson & Johnson pushes toward its goal of producing a billion doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021, CEO Alex Gorsky...

5 KEY THINGS FACEBOOK MUST IMPROVE, ACCORDING TO CIVIL RIGHTS AUDIT

Facebook failed to protect users from discrimination and hate, according to an audit the social network commissioned to review its...

 
 
 

THE FASTEST MOBILE NETWORK IN THE U.S. RIGHT NOW

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SOPHIE GRÉGOIRE TRUDEAU TALKS RESILIENCE AND CONNECTION IN THE TIME OF ISOLATION

The coronavirus has infected more than 11 million people globally, but the virus' impact on mental health has been felt by the hundreds...

 
 
 

WHAT ACCESSING PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE SHOULD LOOK LIKE AFTER THE PANDEMIC

What should the new phase of accessing health care look like? The COVID-19 pandemic has only highlighted long-time disparities and...

WHY COMPANIES MUST TAKE A STAND ON RACISM AND SOCIAL ISSUES, ACCORDING TO A FORTUNE 500 CEO

In a departure from the historical norm, under which companies abstained from commenting on socio-political issues lest they alienate...

 
 
 

WHY MESSY DATA IS A BIG PROBLEM IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

One of the biggest problems facing the healthcare industry and the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is dirty and messy data. Eric...

ARE WEARABLES LIKE FITBIT A KEY TO EARLIER DETECTION OF COVID-19?

Since the onset of the pandemic, Amy McDonough has dropped her commute to Fitbit's San Francisco headquarters and repurposed that time...

 
 
 

COINBASE HIRES PROMINENT FORMER JUDGE AS ITS TOP LAWYER

The cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced on Wednesday that it has brought on Paul Grewal as its chief legal officer. The move is...

MAYOR LONDON BREED ACCEPTS THE FIRST BERNARD J. TYSON MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Bernard J. Tyson, the late CEO and chairman of health care provider Kaiser Permanente, was a mentor to San Francisco Mayor London Breed....

 
 
 
ABC is reviving ‘The Wonder Years,' focusing on a Black family in Alabama

ABC IS REVIVING ‘THE WONDER YEARS,' FOCUSING ON A BLACK FAMILY IN ALABAMA

ABC is rebooting “The Wonder Years,” a beloved coming-of-age sitcom about the U.S. middle class, only this time it will tell the story...

HOW RWANDA IS BEATING THE U.S. IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

For many in the West, the name Rwanda may still carry memories of that country's horrific upheavals of a quarter-century ago, and tap...

 
 
 

NO, KANYE WEST IS NOT RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT.YET

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WALMART'S REPORTED $98 ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE COULD FUEL THE CHAIN'S EXPLOSIVE E-COMMERCE BUSINESS

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Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to shutter around 200 stores over the next two years. On July 8, the company published an investor relations presentation that revealed Bed Bath &... Read more ...

The Latest: Fauci cautiously optimistic on COVID vaccine

The Latest: Fauci cautiously optimistic on COVID vaccine

UNITED NATIONS - The leading U.S. infectious disease expert says he is cautiously optimistic that a coronavirus vaccine with some degree of effectiveness will be successfully... Read more ...

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is... Read more ...

United will warn 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United will warn 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is... Read more ...

8 free COVID-19 test sites to open; new deaths reported

8 free COVID-19 test sites to open; new deaths reported

BOSTON - Massachusetts is launching free COVID-19 testing sites in eight communities to help monitor the spread of the disease in part by also offering tests to asymptomatic... Read more ...

What to do with your emergency savings if your high-yield savings account...

What to do with your emergency savings if your high-yield savings account rate has plummeted

The Fed has cut interest rates to near zero since the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the economy, which sent APYs on high-yield savings accounts to new lows. If your... Read more ...

The Latest: Official says Tulsa rally likely led to surge

The Latest: Official says Tulsa rally likely led to surge

OKLAHOMA CITY - President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa in late June that drew thousands of people, along with large protests that accompanied it, “likely contributed”... Read more ...

I ran my taxes through Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block. Here's how they...

I ran my taxes through Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block. Here's how they compare on price, ease of use, and refunds

This year I prepared my tax return on both Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block . I wanted to save money on preparation fees, get my maximum refund, and move through the process... Read more ...

Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

NEW YORK - Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be... Read more ...

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending

OTTAWA - The Canadian government is predicting a historic CDN$343 billion deficit for 2020-21 resulting from its economic and stimulus plans to battle COVID-19. Read more ...