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Secret report: Saratoga County administrators had no authority to boost pandemic pay

2 minutes ago   |   Times Union

BALLSTON SPA - A confidential report on Saratoga County's pandemic pay debacle shows the time-and-a-half pay promise for every employee during the early days of the COVID-19...
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Brussels, dawn. Legal briefs drawn

Brussels, dawn. Legal briefs drawn

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet , a daily newsletter on the business of tech. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. ( With apologies to Lin-Manuel Miranda, a...
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Have a federal student loan? Your forbearance was extended to 2021

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Given recent news of Democratic VP...
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Why analysts have questions after Moderna's $1.5 billion vaccine deal

Why analysts have questions after Moderna's $1.5 billion vaccine deal

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer here, back on newsletter duty after a refreshing week off. Hope you've been enjoying dispatches from my colleagues here on the healthcare team! Let's...
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11 tornadoes confirmed during Monday's storm: National Weather Service

11 tornadoes confirmed during Monday's storm: National Weather Service

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The National Weather Service has confirmed five more tornadoes spawned by Monday's “derecho” storm - bringing the known total to 11 tornadoes in northern Illinois. A...
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Fear of a Black Uprising

Fear of a Black Uprising

6 hours ago   |   The New Republic

The summer of 2020 will be recorded as a once-in-a-generation uprising against police brutalization of Black people. The multiracial protests that erupted in all 50 states...
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Jason Gough's forecast: Cooler and more comfortable days ahead

6 hours ago   |   Times Union

It's feeling much more comfortable out there this morning, and that will continue into the next few days. Clouds and sun will be battling it out over the next few days, but...
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I Started Khan Academy. We Can Still Avoid an Education Catastrophe

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Virtual school will never be a perfect replacement for in-person learning, but there's a lot of room for improvement.
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Facebook Takes Steps Against Misinformation Ahead of U.S. Election

9 hours ago   |   Time

Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages - labels directing readers to authoritative information about the...
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'All we have is what's in the tower': Iowa towns ask residents to conserve water

'All we have is what's in the tower': Iowa towns ask residents to conserve water

17 hours ago   |   KCCI

One city released a statement on its Facebook page that reads in part, "another reminder to conserve water... All we have is what's in the tower."
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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

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US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

Some 963,000 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as new jobless claims fell below 1 million for the first time since March. Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

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Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

A former president of the Boston Police Union was charged with sexually abusing a child. Read more ...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes for top quarterback spots?

There isn't much debate over the top two quarterbacks in fantasy football, but plenty of studs and sleepers have cases to be in the top 10. See our full list of 2020 fantasy QB... Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...