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Aug 04 2021
Perspectives: The Media and Andrew Cuomo
After New York Attorney General Letitia James said a probe had determined that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least 11 women, widespread media coverage followed soon after — as did media criticism. Cuomo has gained national prominence in recent years, due in large part to his public feuds with former President Donald Trump and his state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governorFox News (Online News) CNN Business National Review
Aug 05 2021
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Criticizes Biden on COVID-19
On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) said he will "stand in the way" of President Joe Biden and any COVID-19 rules that would restrict Floridians' freedoms or hurt local businesses. DeSantis argued that Biden is wrong to require Americans to follow coronavirus restrictions while allowing immigrants who may have COVID-19 to enter the United States.
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Nov 05 2021
US Economy Adds 531,000 Jobs In October
The Labor Department announced on Friday that 531,000 new jobs were added to payrolls in October, outpacing Dow Jones' prediction of 450,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also trickled down to 4.6% — marking an all-time pandemic-era low. President Joe Biden praised the job report, calling the nation's economic recovery "faster, stronger and fairer and wider than almost anyone could haveCNN Business Wall Street Journal (News) Washington Times
Jan 03 2023
How Public Employees Used COVID-19 Relief Funds for Fraud
Over the last few months, numerous public employees across the country have been arrested for fraud involving the misuse of COVID-19 relief funds.
The Details: Five IRS agents from Tennessee and Mississippi submitted false loan applications intended for struggling business owners, and spent the money on luxury goods. In New York, a corrections officer, eight police officers and eightWall Street Journal (News) Fox News (Online News) New York Times (News)
Dec 21 2021
US Population Grew at Historically Low Rate in 2021
The U.S. population grew by 0.1% — the lowest rate since the nation’s founding — from July 2020 to July 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday.
The percentage amounts to an estimated increase of 392,665 people, including 148,043 from natural increase and 244,622 from net international migration. “The slow rate of growth can be attributed to decreased net international migration,Forbes The Daily Caller Washington Post
Nov 18 2021
Jobless Claims Fall for 7th Consecutive Week
The Labor Department reported Thursday that the number of Americans filing for jobless claims fell for the seventh week in a row, down to 268,000 last week.
This is a new pandemic low, and reports across the spectrum suggest that the economy is continuing to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, businesses are struggling to keep up with demand and have reportedWall Street Journal (News) U.S. News & World Report Fox Business
May 22 2020
Personal Finance in the Age of Coronavirus
The ways Americans are spending, saving and using their money during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic have become a measuring stick for evaluating the outbreak's financial impact on the general public. While some individuals are closing their small business for good or unable to make credit card payments, others are spending stimulus checks on non-essential items.
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May 05 2023
WHO Ends COVID-19 Global Emergency
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency.
Key Quotes: "Yesterday, the emergency committee met for the 15th time and recommended to me that I declare an end to the public health emergency of international concern," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday. "I have accepted that advice." The advice to endCNN (Online News) Wall Street Journal (News) Daily Mail
Apr 20 2023
BuzzFeed Cuts 15% of Workforce, Shuts Down BuzzFeed News
BuzzFeed News (Left Bias) is shutting down as its parent company, BuzzFeed, aims to cut 15% of staffers company-wide.
Key Quotes: In a company memo, BuzzFeed Chief Executive Jonah Peretti announced the news-arm of the media company was being shuttered, stating, “We are reducing our workforce by approximately 15% today across our Business, Content, Tech and Admin teams, and beginning theNew York Times (News) MarketWatch New York Post (News)
May 27 2020
Official US Coronavirus Death Toll Now Over 100,000
The official United States death toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic surpassed 100,000 on Wednesday. The milestone incited a wave of media coverage, reactions and reflections on the extent of the pandemic in the U.S. over the past four months.
Many reports compared the death toll to that of other historical disasters and armed conflicts. Some left-rated coverage framed theReuters Reason ABC News (Online)