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Mar 20 2021
The planet had already warmed by around 1.2C since pre-industrial times when the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020. This began a sudden and unprecedented drop in human activity, as much of the world went into lockdown and factories stopped operating, cars kept their engines off and planes were grounded.
There have been many monumental changesBBC News
Dec 11 2020
In the wake of the US election, conservatives flocked to alternative social networks including Parler over complaints that Facebook and Twitter censored their voices.
At one point, Parler hit the number one spot overall on Apple's US App Store, ahead of big names like TikTok and YouTube. In about a week, the app saw more than 4.5 million new people sign up for accounts, according to aCNN (Online News)
Oct 15 2020
The number of new applications for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since late August, as persistent layoffs hold back the economic recovery.
Claims increased to 898,000 last week, holding above the pre-pandemic high point of 695,000, according to Thursday’s Labor Department report. After steadily declining from a peak of near 7 million in March, claims haveWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 01 2023
Twitter has temporarily blocked users not signed into an account from viewing Tweets, among other usage restrictions.
The Details: Twitter CEO Elon Musk said the company made the decision as a “temporary emergency measure” to prevent “data pillaging” that was negatively affecting the user experience.
For Context: Musk previously said he would take legal action against artificialThe Verge Reuters The Daily Caller
Aug 03 2020
Gun violence has become a grim reality of life in the United States. According to data from the Pew Research Center, 44 percent of Americans say that they know someone who has been shot, and another 23 percent report that a gun has been used to threaten or intimidate them or a family member. A September 2019 ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 6 in 10 Americans fear that a mass shootingCenter For American Progress
Aug 01 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.
Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, also said he doesn’t foresee additional lockdowns in the U.S. because he believes enough people are vaccinated to avoid a recurrence of last winter. However,Daily Press
Aug 18 2021
The Biden administration on Wednesday called for a third Covid-19 shot starting in the fall for Americans who were fully vaccinated with the two-shot regimen, citing the threat from the highly contagious Delta variant and heightened concerns over data showing initial immunity wanes over time.
The announcement on Wednesday means that booster shots will soon be available for the more thanWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 07 2020
Recently, I have heard something disturbing. As we battle against the negative consequences of COVID-19, many voices state that we all must “learn to live with the pandemic” as if this is now a permanent part of our lives.
Yes, we must live while managing, fighting and surviving this viral onslaught, but to simply accept it is tantamount to capitulation. It is playing victim instead ofDaily Chela
Jul 17 2019
Amazon.com Inc. will face a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other big Silicon Valley giants like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
The European Commission, the EU’s top antitrust enforcer, said Wednesday that its investigation will look into whether Amazon isWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 17 2021
Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance rose slightly for the first time since late April, likely a temporary blip for a labor market that’s otherwise improving as the economy reopens.
Initial claims in regular state programs increased by 37,000 to 412,000 in the week ended June 12, Labor Department data showed Thursday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of economistsBloomberg