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Fed Leaves Interest Rates Near-Zero and Pledges to Keep Buying Bonds

1 minute ago   |   NY Times

Central bankers said the pace of the recovery had slowed. The Fed Chair will take reporter questions at a news conference.
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France Weighs Turning Covid Loans Into Grants to Stem Defaults

31 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

France is considering transforming some state-guaranteed loans into grants to help the hardest-hit companies and avoid a wall of debt hurting the recovery, French Finance...
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Two Former Chancellors Clash Over Challenge Facing Sunak

31 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The task of repairing Britain's coronavirus-battered public finances may be less daunting than it appears, according to one of Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's...
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Despite serious allegations, Seahawks tackle Chad Wheeler makes bail

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

The shocking details of the incident resulting in the arrest of Seahawks tackle Chad Wheeler are made only more shocking by the fact that he's currently among the free. Wheeler...
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Baseball Hall Of Fame Sinks Further Into Irrelevance As Writers Elect No One

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

The BBWAA says no to Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Curt Schilling and a long list of worthy Hall of Fame candidates.
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Reddit Traders Made GameStop a $10 Billion Company

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The stock has soared to scarcely believable levels, for unlikely reasons.
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Baseball Hall of Fame: The Nine Years in Which No Players Were Elected

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

For the ninth time since 1936, baseball writers failed to elect any Hall of Famers. The jilted players are in good company.
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Tech stocks set to pull away from pack at US open as investors await big-name earnings and Fed decision

Tech stocks set to pull away from pack at US open as investors await big-name earnings and Fed decision

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US tech stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday, as investors cheered Microsoft's earnings and looked towards more big-name reports and a Federal...
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European Economy Lags China and U.S. on Pandemic Recovery

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Europe's economy is starting to follow the familiar script of lagging its international peers when recovering from a crisis.
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Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens' Final Hall of Fame Shot Could Hinge on Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Bonds, Clemens and Curt Schilling have one year of eligibility left but Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz could win a significant number of votes in 2022.
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Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Amanda Gorman To Recite Original Poem For Super Bowl Ceremony

Amanda Gorman To Recite Original Poem For Super Bowl Ceremony

Harvard University graduate and national youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman stole the show at the presidential inauguration with a powerful and history-making poem. Now she's... Read more ...

These 10 highly-shorted stocks are soaring as Reddit traders wage war...

These 10 highly-shorted stocks are soaring as Reddit traders wage war against top Wall Street hedge funds

Summary List Placement The WallStreetBets forum on Reddit - now 3 million members strong - is flexing its muscle against hedge funds. The forum has sparked an epic short... Read more ...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign donor's company

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday addressed accusations that she provided state COVID-19 resources to a company owned by one of her campaign donors instead of area businesses that... Read more ...