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While the world is gripped by COVID-19, another devastating health threat is building — this one from bacteria

Summary List Placement While the world struggles to end the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say we’re already dealing with another global infectious-disease threat. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria don’t get as much attention as COVID-19, since the diseases they cause spread slowly and steadily, rather than taking the world by storm in a short period of time. But bacteria […]

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Parents thank Chrissy Teigen for going public about heartbreaking pregnancy loss

Condolences poured in on social media for Chrissy Teigen and John Legend after the couple announced Wednesday night that they had lost their baby son to pregnancy complications. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their child following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on their social media accounts.(From Chrissy Teigen/Instagram)  “We are shocked and in […]

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McDonald’s hires ex-Obama advisor to lead a new team focused on ‘positive change,’ as the company doubles down on values in the midst of scandals

Summary List Placement McDonald’s is creating a new team focused on creating “positive change,” as the fast-food giant faces a slew of controversies.  On Thursday, the company announced it has named Katie Beirne Fallon as executive vice president, chief global impact officer. Fallon will lead the new Global Impact Team.  The Global Impact Team will […]

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US stocks will continue to outperform international stocks over the next decade, DataTrek says

Summary List Placement Since 2005, US stocks have handily outperformed emerging market and developed international stocks, DataTrek said in a note on Thursday. Expect the trend of US stocks outperforming international stocks to continue for the next decade, DataTrek co-founder Nicholas Colas noted. Driving the next decade of returns will be the technology and communications […]

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H&M is closing 250 stores

By Jordan Valinsky | CNN Business H&M is closing 250 stores next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, as people increasingly shop online. The fast-fashion retailer has 5,000 stores worldwide, so Thursday’s announcement accounts for 5% of its total store count. “More and more customers started shopping online during the pandemic,” following temporary store closures […]