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Snow brightens UK landscapes, but Covid precautions 'still necessary'

With much of the country under a blanket of snow, police warn the public to stick to the rulesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe gloom of lockdown was lifted on Sunday by the unfamiliar glow of snow in large parts of the UK, but police reminded the public to confine snowball fights to back gardens and household bubbles only.By midday on Sunday, much of the the UK including London, was blanketed in a thick layer of snow, with weather warnings for snow and ice extendin...
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A new year after a tumultuous one: What’s your net wealth now?

Many of us are relieved that 2020 is over and we are beginning a new year. Last year was not a year that any of us would have wished for. The firestorm arrived in March when the whispers of COVID-19 became a reality. Our rug was pulled out from under us, and life quickly changed. The stock market fell, unemployment levels climbed and anxiety became an emotion we felt daily. In the end, the year was full of highs and lows. The markets recovered, some businesses failed while others thrived, all wh...
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The stock market is in risk-on mode as a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases means a big economic surprise is possible, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says

Cindy Ord/Getty Images A sharp decline in COVID-19 cases is leading to a newfound risk-on mode for the stock market, Fundstrat's Tom Lee said in a note on Thursday.The bullish groundswell in stocks is evidenced by a rally in high-yield bonds and declining volatility.If the COVID-19 downturn continues, a quicker-than-expected opening of the US economy would represent a big upside surprise for the market, Lee said.Sign up here our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The US st...
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This upcoming non-gambling no smoking Las Vegas hotel is designed for the health-focused traveler - see inside

The Majestic Las Vegas hotel. Majestic Las Vegas A non-gaming, non-smoking hotel in Las Vegas will begin construction in July and open in 2024. Majestic will have a robust fitness, health, and wellness spa, and will be topped with corporate suites. The hotel says this concept is the "first of its kind." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you think Las Vegas isn't for you because you don't smoke or gamble, the Vegas tides will soon be turned in your favor.Majestic, a non...
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World Economic Forum chief Klaus Schwab: What Biden means for capitalism, how the pandemic has changed the CEO job, and what the workforce of the future will look like

German Klaus Schwab, founder and president of the World Economic Forum, WEF, speaks during a press conference in Cologny near Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP Insider spoke with Klaus Schwab, founder and executive director of the World Economic Forum and author of the book "Stakeholder Capitalism."  Schwab said a Biden-Harris administration is the "final boost" for the world economy to stakeholder capitalism.  Stakeholder capit...
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Four presidents take a stand

President Joe Biden and former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama spoke out for unity and the peaceful transfer of power at the Inauguration. The biggest test of Biden's efforts is what happens now — as he seeks Congress' support for Covid-19 relief and the Senate weighs how to try the impeached former President Donald Trump.
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What you need to know about markets this week: Biden's spending plans, bitcoin's blues and an unloved dollar vye with the first Fed meeting and a look at US GDP

President Biden's Twitter page. He wasted no time in revealing his spending plans. Nur Photo/Getty Images Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president and wasted no time in unveiling his spending plans. Stocks hit record highs thanks to the prospect of $1.9 trillion in stimulus, but bitcoin has tumbled. Investors will get a first look at 4th quarter US GDP and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
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What you need to know on the markets this week: Biden's spending plans, bitcoin's blues and an unloved dollar vye with the first Fed meeting and a look at US GDP

President Biden's Twitter page. He wasted no time in revealing his spending plans. Nur Photo/Getty Images Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president and wasted no time in unveiling his spending plans. Stocks hit record highs thanks to the prospect of $1.9 trillion in stimulus, but bitcoin has tumbled. Investors will get a first look at 4th quarter US GDP and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
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Vaccinated people may spread Covid, says UK expert

England's deputy chief medical officer urges those who have had the jab to stick to lockdown rules.
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The pandemic one year on: 100,000 dead in the UK from coronavirus

The UK is set to reach a grim milestone by the end of January after a year of missed opportunities has led to one of the worst Covid-19 fatality rates in the worldThe World Health Organization begins tracking the disease we now call Covid-19. On 14 January it finds its first case outside China, in Thailand. Human-to-human transmission seems likely, and on 30 January WHO warns this is a “public health emergency of international concern” – the highest level of alert that WHO can issue. Continue re...
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Covid-19: Becoming a parent during a pandemic

Lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions have left many new mums feeling isolated and lonely.
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New Zealand records first Covid community case in two months

Woman was released from managed isolation on 13 January following two negative tests and visited 30 locations in NorthlandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA 56-year-old woman has tested positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand, after being released from government managed isolation following two negative tests.It is the first community case in the country since 18 November. It came as neighbouring Australia, which had also been hailed for its success in battling coronaviru...
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More than 5,000 die in 24 days in L.A. County due to COVID-19

In just 24 days, 5,106 people have died in Los Angeles County from COVID-19, while about 10,000 died in the previous nine months.
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Californian dies hours after getting COVID-19 vaccine, prompting probe

A California resident who was vaccinated against COVID-19 died just hours later — and authorities are trying to find out why. The Placer...
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6 small business tax breaks in current COVID relief law

Small businesses are adapting their operations to make it through the COVID-19 pandemic. Some tax breaks in the relief bill enacted at the end of 2020 could help. (Photo by Norma Mortenson via Pexels) Most COVID-19 relief focus has been on the added financial help to individuals. That's understandable. Millions of folks have been struggling to make ends meet as the pandemic has ravaged the economy. But they are facing fiscal woes in large part because their employers are in trouble, too. ...
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California resident dies several hours after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

An individual in California who tested positive for COVID-19 in late December and was vaccinated Thursday died several hours after...
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A pandemic playbook for a new year

It has been about a year since the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States, a day that changed our country forever. We asked eight experts how they would advise the Biden administration to tackle four key areas -- masks, testing, vaccines and schools.
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We asked eight experts how they would advise the Biden administration to tackle four key areas -- masks, testing, vaccines and schools

It has been more than one year since the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States -- a day that changed our country forever. The arrival of the novel coronavirus on our doorstep continues to challenge our public health officials, scientists, health care workers and, frankly, the American public, to go above and beyond the call of duty and to do everything we can to battle the relentless threat that it poses.
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8 experts share how they would advise the Biden admin to handle Covid-19

It has been more than one year since the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States -- a day that changed our country forever. The arrival of the novel coronavirus on our doorstep continues to challenge our public health officials, scientists, health care workers and, frankly, the American public, to go above and beyond the call of duty and to do everything we can to battle the relentless threat that it poses.
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Send us your questions for President Biden's Covid-19 team

What questions do you have for President Biden's Covid-19 team? Ask them here and they may be answered in a CNN Town Hall this Wednesday at 8pm ET.
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Send us your questions for Biden's Covid-19 team

CNN is hosting a town hall with President Joe Biden's Covid-19 team this Wednesday at 8pm ET. We want to hear from you.
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L.A. County surpasses 15,000 coronavirus deaths

Los Angeles County eclipsed the sad milestone of 15,000 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, Jan. 23, as another 269 fatalities pushed the county’s death toll to 15,162 since the pandemic began. As the current surge continued to rage, the county has endured more than 5,000 deaths since Dec. 30, officials said. The news arrived, however, amid recent glimmers of hope, as deaths, new cases and hospitalizations have begun to show signs of inching downward, though still at levels that overtax healthcare t...
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'TV is less interesting without you': Andrew Cuomo, Oprah, Bill Clinton, more react to Larry King death

Larry King died Saturday at 87 after being hospitalized with COVID-19 late last year. Celebs and fans alike shared their thoughts on social media.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ohio lawmaker who questioned the COVID-19 hygiene of Black Americans now leads legislative health committee

State Sen. Stephen Huffman (R-Ohio). AP Photo/Al Behrman, File An Ohio lawmaker who called Black Americans "colored" will lead a legislative health committee, according to the Associated Press. State Sen. Stephen Huffman, a medical doctor, questioned the hygiene practices of Black Americans. Huffman apologized and has sought to make amends for his statements. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An Ohio GOP lawmaker and doctor who last year described Black Americans as "colo...
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Indoor dining officially allowed back in Chicago, Cook County under COVID-19 restrictions, offering some restaurants ‘a breath of fresh air’

Chicago and suburban Cook County are officially open for indoor dining for the first time since late October under coronavirus pandemic restrictions, state officials said Saturday morning.
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U.S. CDC says 41.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 20.5 million administered

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 20,537,990 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of...
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John Altobelli remembered for winning championships in family atmosphere

John Altobelli left his mark on Southern California baseball. Altobelli coached Orange Coast College to four community college state championships and 705 wins in his 27 seasons leading Pirates baseball. He raised $3 million to transform OCC’s baseball facilities to a quality that matches many of the better facilities in four-year university baseball. Many of his Pirates players went on to play at four-year colleges and in the pros, and a few made it to Major League Baseball. Today his signature...
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California still doesn’t have COVID-19 vaccine supply to meet demand amid growing angst among residents

More than five weeks into its vaccination program, California doesn’t have nearly the supply to meet demand and there’s growing angst...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain's defence chief quits over alleged vaccination queue-jumping; UK records 1,348 deaths; Israel begins vaccinating teenagers

Vitamin D levels under scrutiny amid Covid surge in Europe; New UK Covid variant may be 30% more deadly, says Johnson; Bulgaria to ease some coronavirus restrictions from 4 FebruaryHome Affairs visa letter forces Australian couple on ‘nightmare’ trip to Covid-hit BritainIsraeli Covid chief’s claim single vaccine dose less effective ‘inaccurate’Covid vaccines: what are the implications of new variants of virus? 6.20pm GMT Portugal reported record daily numbers of coronavirus deaths and new i...
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Coronavirus live news: UK records 1,348 deaths; Israel begins vaccinating teenagers

Vitamin D levels under scrutiny amid Covid surge in Europe; New UK Covid variant may be 30% more deadly, says Johnson; Bulgaria to ease some coronavirus restrictions from 4 FebruaryHome Affairs visa letter forces Australian couple on ‘nightmare’ trip to Covid-hit BritainIsraeli Covid chief’s claim single vaccine dose less effective ‘inaccurate’Covid vaccines: what are the implications of new variants of virus? 5.01pm GMT Thailand reported 198 new infections on Saturday, 180 of which were rep...
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