Kamala Harris made history Tuesday when presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced the California senator as his running mate. Harris is first Black woman and first Asian American to be the vice presidential nominee of a major party.   Being the daughter of immigrants — her father is Jamaican and her mother was Indian — helped
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Stocks may see a super-sized comeback deep into next year. The Leuthold Group’s Jim Paulsen sees the depression-like collapse setting the stage for a wartime-type boom. “It forced companies to just knee-jerk react — to cut everything they could to try to survive this pandemic,” the firm’s chief investment strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday.
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RichLegg | E+ | Getty Images Racial and economic inequities have long existed in America’s school systems, and it’s about to get worse, experts warn. With coronavirus cases still high around the country, half of U.S. elementary and high school students will attend school only virtually this fall, according to a study by Burbio, which
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Nima Ghamsari, co-founder and chief executive officer of Blend, speaks during the Sooner Than You Think conference in Brooklyn, New York, Oct. 16, 2018. Alex Flynn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Digital lending start-up Blend raised $75 million in fresh funding amid surging demand for streamlined mortgage applications during the coronavirus pandemic. The move values the
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Russia said it will produce thousands of coronavirus vaccines per month before the end of the year. Carol Smiljan | NurPhoto | Getty Images Scientists and public health officials are skeptical about Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s claim that the country’s potential vaccine for the coronavirus “works quite effectively,” saying Tuesday that the vaccine still needs critical testing to
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Kilito Chan | Moment | Getty Images It’s an annual part of the college process. Every year, families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. It’s a financial scan that determines a student’s eligibility for government money (federal and state) to help pay college costs. FAFSA takes your financial info and calculates
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A passion for eating permeates Istanbul, a city that famously straddles Europe and Asia, one whose cuisine has long been known for its variety and quality. In addition to the traditional purveyors of impeccable grilled fish and meats, intoxicating street food and famously fragrant desserts, several restaurants are taking the concept of “Turkish cuisine” in
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A stack of Starlink internet satellites just before a launch. SpaceX SpaceX is manufacturing its Starlink satellites at an unprecedented rate for the space industry, analysts say, as the company dives headlong into building a space-based global internet service. Elon Musk’s company told the Federal Communications Commission in a presentation last month that its  Starlink unit
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President Donald Trump signs executive orders extending coronavirus economic relief in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Aug. 8. JIM WATSON | AFP | Getty Images Trump’s executive order has already been called unconstitutional, and higher-education expert Mark Kantrowitz said he believes the president doesn’t have the legal authority to implement a payment pause and interest waiver
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Parents are forming learning pods for their children to supplement virtual learning this fall. Source: Outschool The latest education trend has parents reaching into their wallets to help supplement or replace their children’s virtual education this fall. So-called “learning pods” or “pandemic pods” are popping up all over the country. They are small, in-person groups
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