As the coronavirus pandemic hammers small business, startups learn to adapt quickly

Eric Wei, a former product manager at Instagram, used to see Will Kim every day, almost all day. Wei and Kim, a former venture capitalist, started working together in San Francisco in July 2019 to start Karat, a credit card company for digital creators and influencers. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. “We know each other really well, but More...

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By 管理員 On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Man accused of threatening to burn down Black church in Virginia pleads guilty

A North Carolina man who phoned in a threat to burn down a Black church in Virginia after one of its leaders took part in a vigil for George Floyd pleaded guilty Wednesday, prosecutors said. John Malcolm Bareswill, More...

By 管理員 On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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YouTube star Jake Paul’s home searched by FBI

The FBI on Wednesday searched the home of 23-year-old YouTube star Jake Paul and that of nightclub promoter Arman Izadi as part of an investigation into rioting at an Arizona mall in May amid George Floyd protests, More...

By 管理員 On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Satellite imagery shows scale of destruction after explosion at Beirut port

The blast, which Lebanese officials say was caused by 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in storage near the port, registered as a magnitude 3.3 earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Ammonium nitrate, More...

By 管理員 On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Pete Hamill, renowned New York City journalist, dies at 85

Famed New York journalist Pete Hamill, an acclaimed wordsmith who dominated pages at the city’s tabloid newspapers, died on Wednesday, his brother, Denis Hamill, said. He was 85. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo More...

By 管理員 On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Biden campaign makes $280 million in ad reservations for fall stretch

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is leveraging its growing war chest to go big on the airwaves and online this fall, announcing that it has reserved $280 million for advertising nationally More...

By 管理員 On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Kris Kobach loses Kansas Senate primary, easing Republican fears of an upset in November

Rep. Roger Marshall, backed by establishment Republicans, won the GOP primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, defeating former secretary of state and polarizing conservative Kris Kobach and several others More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Woman charged with assault after mask dispute at Staples leaves customer with broken leg

Police in New Jersey have arrested the woman they said was involved in a mask dispute at a Staples store last week that left a customer with a broken leg. Terri Thomas, 25, was arrested Tuesday and charged with More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Cases of polio-like illness may increase among children, CDC warns

Cases of a polio-like condition in children, called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, may start to spike again starting this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday. But, because doctors More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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A crisis is looming for U.S. colleges — and not just because of the pandemic

This article about college financial health was produced in partnership with The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. This is part 1 More...