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CNN: New coronavirus variants pose major risk to the global economy

London (CNN Business) - The pandemic could slam the brakes on a global economic turnaround this year despite mass vaccination programs and unprecedented levels...

CNN: Evictions, unemployment and hunger: The American economy Joe Biden inherits

New York (CNN Business) - Michelle Bennett is trying to keep life inside her Waldorf, Maryland, home as normal as possible during...

CNN: America’s billionaires have grown $1.1 trillion richer during the pandemic

New York (CNN Business)Billionaires are minting money during the pandemic, even as millions of Americans join the ranks of the poor.

CNN: CEOs stepped up during the Trump era. They’re not off the hook

London (CNN Business)During the Trump era, many business leaders came to an uncomfortable conclusion: They could no longer afford to stay in their...

AP: Israel targets flights, religious scofflaws, as virus rages

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel will be closing its international airport to nearly all flights, while...

CNN: Godiva is closing or selling all of its stores in the United States

New York (CNN Business)Luxury chocolatier Godiva is getting out of the brick and mortar business.The company is closing or selling all 128...

Reuters: U.S. Senate leader McConnell urges new COVID-19 aid in broad funding bill

The U.S. Congress should include a fresh wave of coronavirus stimulus in a must-pass $1.4 trillion spending bill aimed at heading off...

Reuters: U.S. existing home sales rise for fifth straight month

U.S. home sales increased for a fifth straight month in October, but record-high house prices because of tight supply could slow...

BBC: Asian markets rally on Covid-19 vaccine hopes

Asian stock markets have moved higher on good news about an effective vaccine for Covid-19 Japan's Nikkei 225 index...

CNN: The UK economy is heading back into recession

The Bank of England is pumping another £150 billion ($195 billion) into the UK economy after warning of a double-dip recession because of the...

NPR: U.S. Economy Grows At Record Pace But Still Has A Long Way To Go

The U.S. economy grew at a record pace during the last three months, according to the last major economic report before the...

NPR: Dow Plunges 943 Points; Steep Sell-Off Is Triggered By Fears Of More Lockdowns

Stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as a spike in coronavirus cases in the United States and Europe is raising the prospect of...

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Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.