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Boston enters Phase 3 of economic reopening plan

30 days ago   |   By WCVB

The city is starting Phase 3 one week after most municipalities in Massachusetts and its plan differs slightly from that of the state.
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'It's about time!': Howard University students and alumni rejoice after...

'It's about time!': Howard University students and alumni rejoice after Kamala Harris becomes the first HBCU alum on a major party ticket

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that Sen. Kamala Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. This announcement... Read more ...

ViacomCBS media mogul Sumner Redstone dead at 97

ViacomCBS media mogul Sumner Redstone dead at 97

Media magnate Sumner Redstone has died at the age of 97, having built his family's drive-in theater business into one of the largest media empires in the world through a series... Read more ...

The US reported the highest single-day COVID-19 death toll since mid-May

The US reported the highest single-day COVID-19 death toll since mid-May

Nearly 1,500 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday in the United States, the highest single-day tally since mid-May, The Washington Post reported . The news comes... Read more ...

Airbnb's revenue reportedly plunged 67% in the second quarter as COVID-19...

Airbnb's revenue reportedly plunged 67% in the second quarter as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on its business

Airbnb's revenue plummeted 67% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, according to Bloomberg . The steep drop-off is a reflection of the impact of... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs is reportedly looking to acquire General Motors' credit-card...

Goldman Sachs is reportedly looking to acquire General Motors' credit-card business away from Capital One as it looks to rev up its consumer-banking unit

Goldman Sachs and Barclays are reportedly bidding for General Motors' credit-card business, The Wall Street Journal first reported on Wednesday. GM's credit-card business has... Read more ...

The White House is reportedly weighing whether Trump can sidestep Congress...

The White House is reportedly weighing whether Trump can sidestep Congress and cut taxes on his own

The White House is studying whether it has authority to sidestep Congress and cut taxes unilaterally, The New York Times reported . Congress holds power to set tax policy and... Read more ...

4 books on race, immigration, and the American dream Kamala Harris thinks...

4 books on race, immigration, and the American dream Kamala Harris thinks everyone should read

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Sen. Kamala Harris would be his vice-presidential running mate. Harris will be the first Black... Read more ...

Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100...

Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that the US government reached a deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate. Shares of Moderna... Read more ...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and can be preordered right now

Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone is now available for preorder. Its price starts at $1,400. The Surface Duo has two screens and a 360-degree hinge that... Read more ...

Former VP pick Sarah Palin offers advice to Democratic VP nominee Kamala...

Former VP pick Sarah Palin offers advice to Democratic VP nominee Kamala Harris: 'Trust no one new'

On Tuesday, Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, took to Instagram to congratulate Kamala Harris and share six pieces of advice. Presumptive Democratic... Read more ...