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Record number of COVID-19 cases reported to the World Health Organization in the past 24 hours

More than 284,000 coronavirus cases were recorded worldwide over the past 24-hours: The highest single-day record. Over 69,600 cases were recorded in the US. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A record number of coronavirus cases were reported the Worth Health Organization over the past 24 hours, according to a new situation report. There […]

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Some young lawyers could have their bar scores canceled if they touch their face, fidget, or glance up as the test moves online

Candidates taking Tennessee’s online bar exam in October shouldn’t stand up, touch their face, or move around too much, or their scores might be canceled. The Tennessee Board of Law Examiners sent an email to candidates with preliminary rules and tips for taking online exams on Friday, seen by Business Insider. “As a dude with […]

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The federal ban on evictions ends today, leaving nearly 28 million Americans on the verge of losing their homes

The coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic shutdown prompted unprecedented job losses and financial hardship starting in March. It prompted states and the federal government to create eviction bans so people don’t lose their homes. These bans are now expiring, and there’s little political movement to renew them. The American Apartment Owners Association reported that 60% […]

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Now that we’re all spending more on groceries, it’s a great time to get a credit card that earns you bonus points. Here are 6 top options.

Especially since most of us are spending more money on groceries right now, it’s worth choosing a card that will reward you for these purchases. The Chase Freedom Unlimited® is offering new cardholders 5x rewards on grocery purchases up to $12,000 for their first 12 months. Beyond that, the American Express® Gold Card has the […]

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The US Mint is pleading with Americans to ‘start spending their coins’ after the coronavirus pandemic sparked a national shortage

The US Mint and Federal Reserve have linked the coronavirus pandemic to a national coin shortage. During lockdowns, people shopped less and hesitated to use coins, opting for touchless payment options. That led Americans to hoard coins, sparking a shortage. The risk of catching the coronavirus from money is low. In a Thursday statement, the […]

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Quibi is paying a network of digital media sites to write about its original shows, borrowing a tactic from Netflix, Hulu, and other streamers

Quibi is working with bloggers to create content around its original programming. The mobile-video startup, which launched in April, has a deal with Static Media’s content studio that resulted in paid posts about Quibi programming on entertainment sites like Looper and Nicki Swift. Other streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video have had […]

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Coursera is offering 90% of its online classes to college students for free until September 30, 2020 — here’s how to enroll

College and university students can take 3,800 online classes with Coursera completely free right now. Free courses offered range from computer science and data to public health and humanities. Students also have access to 150 Guided Projects, 400 Specializations, and 11 Professional Certificates. Students can enroll here until July 31, 2020. They have until September […]