While some cities have started reopening shops and restaurants, the majority of the country is still observing quarantine procedures that were put in place to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. One such measure that’s still in place is the wearing of face masks when out in public, with […]

By Iain Withers, Anna Irrera and Tom Wilson LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Aritra Chakravarty, founder of London-based online accounts and investments provider Dozens, admits it’s a tough time to be seeking up to 15 million pounds ($19 million) for a start-up. “It’s definitely a bearish market” said Chakravarty, who is […]

Unprecedented is a dangerous word in journalism, but this really hasn’t happened before. On Wednesday, four of the biggest names in tech will give evidence to members of the US Congress. Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sundar Pichai (Google), Tim Cook (Apple) and Jeff Bezos (Amazon) will all be grilled. Jeff Bezos […]

Women who stream on Twitch say the gaming landscape remains sexist and leads to harassment. Leonardo Alvarez Hernandez/Getty Images Recent allegations of sexual misconduct have rocked the gaming world. Several women who use the popular livestreaming platform Twitch told Insider that the allegations represented a larger problem of sexism in […]

CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of Americans in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.   Joyce Peoples, a middle school English language arts teacher in Milwaukee, said she thought that she might spend a few weeks away from the classroom when Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers shut down schools […]

Many supermarkets are offering multipack deals, so you can pick up a mask for the whole family during your weekly shop: iStock From 24 July, face coverings will be mandatory in all shops and supermarkets in England. People who don’t wear one will face a fine of up to £100, […]

The claim: The Americans with Disabilities Act exempts people from face mask requirements imposed by governments and retailers  Face mask use has been a source of confusion and contention amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As new outbreaks of the coronavirus grow across the country, some anti-mask activists have claimed that policies mandating mask-wearing […]

Update, June 24, 2020: Since communities in the United States resume holding public events such as protests and political rallies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidelines defining these sorts of gatherings as high risk. In situations where maintaining physical distance is difficult, the CDC says […]

The resurgence of COVID-19 across the country this summer has deepened anxiety for millions of American small business owners who face another imminent cash crunch in their battle to survive a historic pandemic. The government’s $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program, first rolled out in April, was supposed to help many […]

Click here to read the full article. As retail reopens around the U.S., pop-ups are popping up more than ever. For the past few years, these temporary retail spaces were all the rage for companies seeking a relatively inexpensive way to test the brick-and-mortar waters. The strategy was so successful […]

TAMPA, FL — The Hillsborough County superintendent of schools has announced that students and staff returning to public schools on Aug. 10 will be required to wear face masks. After meeting with health officials, business leaders, teachers and school administrators, Superintendent Addison Davis said he believes masks are the best […]