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Watch: Santa Clara County officials on new guidance around attending professional sporting events and theme parks, Oct. 20

Click here if viewing from a mobile device. At 3 p.m. Santa Clara County Executive Dr. Jeff Smith will discuss new guidance on attendance at professional sporting events and theme parks. Related Articles First lady cites COVID-19 recovery, cancels rally plans New guidelines open California stadiums to limited fans, but Santa Clara Co. says no […]

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Target is giving frontline workers $70 million in bonuses — but their growing gig workforce say they just got hit with a major pay cut (TGT)

Summary List Placement Target announced Monday that it would offer more than 350,000 frontline employees a $200 bonus each, or $70 million in total. Target previously gave all hourly full-time and part-time store and distribution center workers $200 bonuses in July. Eligible employees include hourly members in stores and distribution centers, seasonal hires, and hourly […]

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Silicon Valley’s biggest billionaires have reportedly poured millions into a super PAC-run series of anti-Trump TV ads ahead of Election Day

Summary List Placement Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech leaders have poured millions of dollars into a secretive Democratic super PAC that has booked a series of television ads speaking out against President Donald Trump in the lead-up to the election, according to a Tuesday report from Recode’s Teddy Schleifer. Per the outlet, Dustin Moskovitz, […]

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The best hair masks

Summary List Placement Hair masks are an affordable and easy way to strengthen, deep condition, and nourish without going to a salon — especially in the winter when all the cold air is drying out your hair. You can use one in the shower to treat your hair weekly, or if you have really damaged […]

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Why the US Supreme Court letting Pennsylvania’s extended ballot deadline stand is one of its most important decisions this year

Summary List Placement The US Supreme Court issued one of the most consequential legal rulings of 2020 on Monday, deadlocking 4-4 in denying an emergency application for a stay from Republicans in the Pennsylvania state legislature over an extended ballot receipt deadline for the November election.  In a mid-September ruling, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued […]

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Why these Gucci clothes are racist

Summary List Placement Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: When this model walked down the runway in Gucci’s 2018 Fall Winter Show, there was no major uproar. In fact, this turtleneck was being sold for nearly a year. But it’s not just a simple turtleneck. There’s something more sinister in the image that […]

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Reformation internal investigation finds workplace culture and ex-CEO Yael Aflalo ‘not racist’ — despite rampant allegations of discrimination from current and former employees

  Summary List Placement Five months after allegations of discrimination erupted against Reformation and the fashion brand’s former chief executive Yael Aflalo, findings from an internal company investigation released last week claim otherwise.  The report — which was conducted by the Chicago-based law firm, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP and included interviews with 47 employees […]