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Hey there, it’s Friday! And it’s August? When did that happen? Here’s what you need to know today. (PS: You can have this delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.) State officials today announced 2,084 new cases and 21 additional deaths. The last time Illinois saw more than 2,000 cases was May 24, when 2,508 …

 As the coronavirus surges in the state, Californians celebrated Independence Day with virtual parades featuring photos of flag-draped front porches instead of pancake breakfasts and crowded festivities. Meanwhile, law enforcement officers were out and about, reminding people to wear masks in public and turning away disappointed sun-seekers from beaches that were closed to discourage crowds …

WASHINGTON — As the nation confronts unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression, Congress and the Trump administration face a pivotal choice: Continue spending trillions trying to shore up businesses and workers, or bet that state reopenings will jump-start the United States economy. At least 20 million Americans are unemployed and a large share …

The second was the trap of bumper stickers—the doomed search for a neat framework to replace the Cold War’s strategy of “containment,” which for decades had provided intellectual clarity and mobilized popular support. A strategy premised on “enlargement” of the coalition and ideas that had won the Cold War was enticing, although as one commentator …

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WKOW) — Friday night, seven Democrats hoping to be the next President of the United States squared off on the debate stage, which was broadcast live on WKOW. The candidates didn’t discuss Monday’s Iowa Caucus much, but its impact was certainly felt throughout the night. Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and …

When the Oculus Quest originally launched, I knocked it for feeling a bit limited for a $400 device. But it’s now shaping up to be the most versatile headset around. And you can bet that price will fall over time. Still, it’d be nice to see Oculus take another stab at a dedicated high-end VR …

Bitcoin price failed to extend gains above $7,700 and declined more than $400 against the US Dollar. The price is now trading below $7,400 and it declined close to the $7,260 support area. Earlier, there was a break below a contacting triangle with support near $7,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data …

Shoppers enter a building housing a Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. store in New York. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images For many, the holidays spark joy, and are a time to relax in the comfort of family and friends. If you’re in retail, however, it’s a bit of a different story — especially …

Hearsay or not, here we go. Beginning Tuesday morning, in a rush of five hearings ahead of the Thanksgiving recess, eight witnesses — including several who have provided inconsistent accounts of key events — are set to testify over three days in what could be a make-or-break week in House Democrats’ impeachment investigation. Less than …

Behind the scenes the preparations are exhaustive with one House Democratic leadership aide telling CNN that that the focus has been on everything from preparing lines of questioning and thinking through rebuttals to Republican talking points to hashing out a social media strategy that can be executed in real time. The aide told CNN that …