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CVS is filling thousands of pharmacy jobs to battle coronavirus

CVS is filling thousands of pharmacy jobs to battle coronavirus

CVS Health is hiring 15,000 more employees in addition to the 50,000 previously hired as it braces for an onslaught of more Covid-19 and flu cases. The chain said Monday that more than 10,000 of the positions will be a mix of full-time and part-time positions for licensed pharmacy technicians. In addition to their normal…MORE

The oil industry is in crisis. ConocoPhillips is doubling down

The oil industry is in crisis. ConocoPhillips is doubling down

Despite the gloom-and-doom in the oil industry and the specter of a blue wave in Washington, ConocoPhillips is doubling down on crude by making a major acquisition. Conoco on Monday announced a $9.7 billion all-stock takeover of Concho Resources, a fracker squarely focused on the Permian Basin, the massive West Texas oilfield at the heart…MORE

Adele says she’s hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ on October 24

Adele says she’s hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ on October 24

Singer Adele has confirmed that she will host “Saturday Night Live” on October 24. It will be almost 12 years to the day since she last appeared on the NBC show, Adele wrote on Instagram, crediting the appearance with launching her career in the US. “Bloooooody hellllll I’m so excited about this!! And also absolutely…MORE

China’s economy is the envy of the world

China’s economy is the envy of the world

China’s economy expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter compared to the previous year, according to government data published Monday, showing the rest of the world what’s possible when Covid-19 is brought under control. The pace of growth was a tad slower than economists had expected. But there were plenty of signs of strength, with…MORE

Netflix had a great 2020. But 2021 could be rough

Netflix had a great 2020. But 2021 could be rough

Hollywood has had a disastrous 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic leaving the entertainment industry reeling. But Hollywood’s loss is Netflix’s gain. Netflix thrived in 2020 as people were stuck at home during the global health crisis. The company posted colossal subscriber gains over the past two quarters, which helped drive its stock up nearly 70%…MORE

China’s economic recovery gains even more momentum

China’s economic recovery gains even more momentum

China’s economy is picking up steam as the country continues to dig its way out of the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s second largest economy expanded 4.9% in the July-to-September quarter compared to a year ago, according to government statistics released Monday. The pace was quicker than the 3.2% increase that China…MORE

Time correspondent: American voters are plagued by a ‘nation of misinformation’

Time correspondent: American voters are plagued by a ‘nation of misinformation’

Misinformation has claimed the spotlight yet again ahead of the 2020 election. So much so that many American voters seem to care less and less what’s proven to be fact or false, Time Magazine national correspondent Charlotte Alter says. On Sunday’s broadcast of “Reliable Sources,” Alter told CNN’s Brian Stelter that a number of voters…MORE

The anatomy of the New York Post’s dubious Hunter Biden story

The anatomy of the New York Post’s dubious Hunter Biden story

Last week, the New York Post published a dubious story about Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden. The Post story claims Hunter Biden helped arrange a meeting between Joe Biden and an executive at a Ukrainian energy company Burisma in April 2015. The series of stories contained…MORE

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