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    A Summer Employment Surge – WSJ

    A Summer Employment Surge – WSJ

    Politicians are making the sunrise their own, of course President Biden crowed on Friday about the joyous rise in jobs by 943,000 in the Labor Department’s July report. That’s politics. But in terms of economic…

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    Opinion: Florida or Floriduh? As it battles COVID-19 surge, the Sunshine State proves itself as weirdly defiant as ever.

    Opinion: Florida or Floriduh? As it battles COVID-19 surge, the Sunshine State proves itself as weirdly defiant as ever.

    I’ve lived in Florida for almost two decades, and even I have a hard time picking the moment that sticks out the most. There was a time when wild pigs roamed my suburbs, endangering a…

    Lifestyle
    An Uncertain New Phase of the Pandemic, in Which Cases Surge But Deaths Do Not

    An Uncertain New Phase of the Pandemic, in Which Cases Surge But Deaths Do Not

    So many things have gone wrong in the American response to the pandemic, but two important things went right: Scientists came up with a vaccine, and older Americans got it. 76 percent of Americans between…

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    As COVID-19 cases surge and concerns about breakthrough infections grow, masks come back and anxiety kicks in

    As COVID-19 cases surge and concerns about breakthrough infections grow, masks come back and anxiety kicks in

    The reality is sinking among vaccinated Americans that the COVID-19 pandemic is not going to pass anytime soon, and the threat posed by the Delta variant to the unvaccinated is worrying enough public health officials…

    News
    California to require school face masks this fall as COVID cases surge

    California to require school face masks this fall as COVID cases surge

    Pfizer officials and federal health officials who have sent conflicting signals about the need for booster vaccinations plan to meet as early as Monday. according to Reuters. Last week, the American pharmaceutical giant and its…

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    OPEC+ calls off output talks again Monday, leading crude oil prices to surge

    OPEC+ calls off output talks again Monday, leading crude oil prices to surge

    Oil prices rose on Monday, driven after the OPEC + group of producers again canceled talks on production levels, its third attempt to break a blockade on production growth and the oil market faced tight…

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    Surge In Traffic Deaths In 2020 Linked To Drivers’ Risky Behavior During The Pandemic : NPR

    Surge In Traffic Deaths In 2020 Linked To Drivers’ Risky Behavior During The Pandemic : NPR

    Empty freeways like this one in Los Angeles during the pandemic year may have made drivers less safe and led to an increase in road deaths in 2020. Mark J. Terrill / AP Hide caption…

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    What The Meme Stock Surge Says About Equity Markets Today

    What The Meme Stock Surge Says About Equity Markets Today

    IIt’s like in January again: The so-called “meme stocks” are rising again. On Wednesday Gamestop (GME) rose by 16% and reached a price level not seen since March. The video game retailer rose another 5%…

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    Covid-19: Surge testing and jabs expanded, as EU looks to open up

    Covid-19: Surge testing and jabs expanded, as EU looks to open up

    Surge protection and impacts are expanded to six new areas The health minister said he was concerned in England about fighting the spread of India’s variant of Covid. They are Bedford, Burnley, Hounslow, Kirklees, Leicester…

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    Covid-19: ‘No apology’ from PM in Dyson row and summer surge warning

    Covid-19: ‘No apology’ from PM in Dyson row and summer surge warning

    With many adults not yet vaccinated, the UK remains “vulnerable” and may well be In cases where the restrictions are relaxed, a “summer push” can be expectedwarned a government scientist. Prof. Adam Finn of the…