Finance

Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace…

The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving through Congress

Stress-Baking & Cleaning Makes you Less Anxious

It turns out that housekeeping activities like baking, cleaning, and stocking the pantry can help break cycles of anxiety.

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection As millions of people self-isolate to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, internet usage has surged, causing strain on connections. As a result, YouTube even announced plans to reduce video quality over the course of a month to better handle the high demand. Here are some tips to make your connection more stable during the coronavirus pandemic: 1. Make sure your router is connected properly and placed in an ideal area. Keep it away from TVs, cordless phones and stereos. 2. Don't use your microwave. According to U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom, using your microwave can interfere with Wi-Fi signals. 3. Disconnect other devices from the Wi-Fi when you're not using them. They can use the internet in the background even when you're not using them, causing your connection to slow down. 4. Connect your computer to your router via Ethernet. Connecting your computer directly to the router provides better internet speeds than Wi-Fi.

PG&E to use wildfire victims fund to pay for past…

Pacific Gas & Electric is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its crimes in a deadly wildfire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate thousands of victims for their losses

Visiting Attractions From Your Living…

The spread of coronavirus has forced attractions the world over to close their doors, many have now gone virtual to offer patrons an at-home experience for the whole family. AROUND THE WORLD, THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HAS FORCED MILLIONS OF FAMILIES TO ESSENTIALLY SHUT IN WITH HOPES OF SHUTTING DOWN THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN THOSE WEEKEND OUTINGS ARE OUT OF REACH. ATTRACTIONS AROUND THE WORLD HAVE TURNED TO TAKING THEIR FIELD TRIPS ONLINE. IN CHICAGO, THE SHEDD AQUARIUM, DECIDED THAT SINCE THERE ARE NO VISITORS, THE PENGUINS SHOULD ROAM FREE. THEN THEY POSTED IT ONLINE. BUT IF VISITING THE ZOO ISN’T YOUR THING…YOU CAN SOAK IN THE SOOTHING SOUNDS OF BROADWAY SINGERS. BROADWAY ITSELF MAY BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED, BUT IT HASN’T STOPPED THE INSPIRATION. SINGERS ARE OFFERING FREE CONCERTS FROM THEIR LIVING ROOMS. THEN, YOU CAN VISIT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA FOR A FREE ENCORE PRESENTATION ONLINE. WHY NOT HEAD ON OVER TO EUROPE?…WHERE YOU CAN VIRTUALLY STROLL THE HALLWAYS OF ANTIQUITIES AT THE FAMOUS LOUVRE MUSEUM IN PARIS. YOU MAY WISH TO COMPLETE YOUR EUROPEAN TOUR WITH A PEEK INSIDE THE LIFE OF A ROYAL. BUCKINGHAM PALACE OFFERS 360-DEGREE VIEWS OF ITS STATE ROOMS, THRONES AND BALLROOM. TAKING IN ALL THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN COUCH.

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Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash…

Health experts say there's very low risk of catching the coronavirus from handling mail and packages

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The spread of coronavirus has forced attractions the world over to close their doors, many have now gone virtual to offer patrons an at-home experience for the whole family.

Owensboro Health puts limits on med purchases

Cruise stocks sink after missing out on…

Congress has left cruise lines high and dry when it comes to emergency relief from the new virus outbreak

New Yorkers Flock to Hudson River Park

New York City residents flock to Hudson River Park in droves to exercise despite government orders practice "social distancing" and to stay at home.

IMF head says global economy now in recession

The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn

Makeshift Morgue at Bellevue Hospital

Makeshift Morgue at Bellevue Hospital being constructed.

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Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce…

President Donald Trump has issued an order that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the Defense Production Act

empty times square Covid 19

empty times square due to Covid-19 restrictions NYC

Teddy bears lift spirits in EC neighborhood amid pandemic

Maine sail-maintenance shop turns to sewing…

A tiny sail-maintenance shop on the coast of Maine has started sewing medical masks for caregivers who need protection from the coronavirus

One Way to Improve Your Managerial Skills

One way to improve managerial skills and to gain the respect of employees is to express gratitude, a feeling often left behind.

Garment workers going unpaid as fashion labels…

A survey of factory owners in Bangladesh has found that major fashion retailers that are closing shops and laying off workers in Europe and the U.S. are also canceling their sometimes already completed orders, as workers often go unpaid

Blockbuster Reports Show Job Burnout Escalating

A 2019 report found that job burnout is escalating at an alarming rate as employees struggle to find the proper work-life balance.

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US consumer spending up modest 0.2% in February

US consumer spending up modest 0.2% in February before coronavirus began slamming eonomy

Best Anti-Aging Food For People Over 40

One great way skincare for people over 40 is eating foods rich in antioxidants, especially nuts.