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Texas reports 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 135 deaths

7 days ago   |   By Stl Today

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas health officials reported more than 3,400 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as 135 new COVID-19 deaths.
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September 16 COVID-19 Test Results

September 16 COVID-19 Test Results

7 days ago   |   By Calculated Risk

The US is now mostly reporting over 700,000 tests per day. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent positive needs to be well under 5% to really push down new infections, so the US still needs to increase the number of tests per day significantly (or take actions to push down the number of new infections).
There were 665,622 test results reported over the last 24 hours.
There were 40,021 positive tests.
Over 13,000 people have died from COVID in the first half of September. See the graph on US Daily Deaths here .
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Why lawmakers may choose a more targeted approach for the second round of COVID stimulus

7 days ago   |   By Fortune

The coronavirus pandemic continues to surge in several states across the country, and while new cases have declined since a late-July spike, millions remain unemployed. The agenda for Washington has been a new COVID relief bill-a follow-up to March's $2.2 trillion CARES Act-ahead of a Congressional recess in October and the presidential election the following month.
Another sweeping COVID stimulus is unlikely to happen before then, however. The latest attempt-a $650 billion Republican “skinny” bill, slimmed down from the $3.4 trillion HEROES Act passed by House Democrats in May before...
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The Latest: Britain reports nearly 4,000 new virus cases

The Latest: Britain reports nearly 4,000 new virus cases

7 days ago   |   By Stl Today

LONDON - The U.K. has recorded nearly 4,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time since May amid mounting concerns the country is on the verge of a second wave.
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TikTok: Even A Temporary Ban Could Make 90% Of Users Quit The App

TikTok: Even A Temporary Ban Could Make 90% Of Users Quit The App

Lawyers for popular video app TikTok are asking a federal judge to block President Trump's order banning the app from taking effect on Sunday. (Image credit: SOPA Images/SOPA... Read more ...

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit

Wall Street experienced more whiplash Wednesday as stocks closed broadly lower, wiping out the market's gains from the day before. Read more ...

10 Affordable Marketing Tactics for Your Restaurant in 2020

10 Affordable Marketing Tactics for Your Restaurant in 2020

Living with distancing regulations due to COVID-19 has become a new normal for many of us. While entrepreneurs and consumers alike, continue to adapt and navigate these new... Read more ...

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline... Read more ...

U.S. policies created the border and drug crises-and can end them

U.S. policies created the border and drug crises-and can end them

What would you risk for a better life? That's a question Central Americans have been grappling with for decades. Most have two choices. They can head north in search of that... Read more ...

The Latest: New Year's Eve in Times Square to be scale down

The Latest: New Year's Eve in Times Square to be scale down

NEW YORK - The organizers of the New Year's Eve in Times Square celebration say the event will incorporate virtual elements and be scaled down and socially distant on site in... Read more ...

Volkswagen made 4 key moves to give the all-electric ID.4 a shot at...

Volkswagen made 4 key moves to give the all-electric ID.4 a shot at outselling Tesla - and the gas-powered competition

Summary List Placement Volkswagen wants the all-new 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 to be the electric car for the buyer who just needs a regular car, not a party trick. And it made four... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Wells Fargo CEO for blaming 'very limited...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Wells Fargo CEO for blaming 'very limited pool of Black talent' for the bank's trouble hitting its diverse hiring goals

Summary List Placement Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed the CEO of Wells Fargo on Tuesday for repeated claims that the bank's difficulties in hiring diverse... Read more ...

Judge: Eric Trump must give NY deposition before election

Judge: Eric Trump must give NY deposition before election

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's son Eric has until Oct. 7 to speak to New York investigators probing his family's business practices, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting his... Read more ...

I reviewed 587 resumes in 49 hours to help people impacted by the pandemic...

I reviewed 587 resumes in 49 hours to help people impacted by the pandemic. Here are my best tips on how to build a resume that stands out - along with the best examples

Summary List Placement During the past 10 years, I've created more than 480 versions of my resume for tech and management consulting companies. I've learned many lessons and... Read more ...