Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of ‘naked ballots’

Democrats are launching a digital ad targeting Pennsylvanians voting by mail to explain how to correctly fill out and return the ballots, hoping to avert worried predictions that 100,000 votes or more could be invalidated because the ballots aren’t put in the proper envelope. The so-called naked ballots have become a huge concern for Democrats […]

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Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of ‘naked ballots’

Democrats are launching a digital ad targeting Pennsylvanians voting by mail to explain how to correctly fill out and return the ballots, hoping to avert worried predictions that 100,000 votes or more could be invalidated because the ballots aren’t put in the proper envelope. The so-called naked ballots have become a huge concern for Democrats […]

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Miss Manners: I didn’t mean to imply he could pee on my shoe again

DEAR MISS MANNERS: How can one respond when someone apologizes for something that really warrants an apology? An automatic response for many people is to say, “Don’t worry about it,” “No worries” or “That’s OK.” But these responses suggest that whatever was done or whatever happened is acceptable and OK to do again. Example: A […]

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Hong Kong activist Wong arrested over unauthorized assembly

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized assembly last October. Wong tweeted that he was arrested when reporting to the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s Central Police Station. He said he was also accused of violating a pre-coronavirus pandemic law banning the wearing of masks in […]

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Hong Kong activist Wong arrested over unauthorized assembly

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized assembly last October. Wong tweeted that he was arrested when reporting to the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s Central Police Station. He said he was also accused of violating a pre-coronavirus pandemic law banning the wearing of masks in […]

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‘It’s all about the dollar:’ As the greenback strengthens, the markets tumble

Dollar daze Strong dollar: it’s This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune’s no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here. Good morning. Yesterday’s sell-off in the U.S. is sweeping the globe, with Asia and European shares edging lower. You can add a soaring dollar to the […]

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The US is facing a dollar collapse by the end of 2021 and over a 50% chance of double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach says

Summary List Placement The US dollar will collapse by the end of 2021, and the economy can expect to face a more than 50% chance of a double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach said on CNBC.  Historically, the US has seen economic output rise briefly and fall back lower in 8 of the past 11 business […]

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The US is facing a dollar collapse by the end of 2021 and over a 50% chance of double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach says

Summary List Placement The US dollar will collapse by the end of 2021, and the economy can expect to face a more than 50% chance of a double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach said on CNBC.  Historically, the US has seen economic output rise briefly and fall back lower in 8 of the past 11 business […]

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Coronavirus: 20th-century pandemics show the road to a vaccine is bumpy

Description  Oxford University expert explains the highs and lows of vaccination development Credits  Nicholas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text  Coronavirus vaccine Oxford University expert explains the highs and lows of vaccination development In Depth Thursday, September 24, 2020 – 9:15am Samantha Vanderslott, university research lecturer at the University of Oxford, on the journey of […]

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Dear Abby: She spreads lies about me, and everyone believes her

DEAR ABBY: My younger sister is a bipolar, narcissistic, psychotic, evil woman with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and counseling. She has hated me from birth. I know exactly what she is, and she can’t stand that I do. Jeanne Phillips  She spreads lies about me because our mother was alive for my wedding […]

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Tiny Rubik’s Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary

A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December. Billed as a “super-small” Rubik’s Cube, it was created to mark the 40th anniversary of when the original 3-D puzzle went on sale in Japan. […]

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Tiny Rubik’s Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary

A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December. Billed as a “super-small” Rubik’s Cube, it was created to mark the 40th anniversary of when the original 3-D puzzle went on sale in Japan. […]

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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what’s making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two. […]

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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what’s making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two. […]

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The partner of a protester who was shot and killed in Kenosha is suing Facebook alleging it enabled paramilitary violence against protesters

Summary List Placement A new lawsuit filed by the life partner of a man shot to death during civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, alleges that Facebook enabled paramilitary attacks against those demonstrating against police brutality — and that continued negligence by the company could exacerbate post-election violence. The federal lawsuit, filed Tuesday and first reported […]

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Global shares fall as caution sets in after Wall St retreat

Global shares were lower Thursday as caution set in after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a decline in technology shares. France’s CAC 40 fell nearly 0.7% in early trading to 4,770.81. Germany’s DAX dipped 0.5% to 12,585.12. Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.7% to 5,857.35. U.S. shares looked set to drift lower, with Dow […]

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