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Americans can now travel to Hawaii’s beautiful tropical shores without having to quarantine on arrival. From Oct. 15, domestic travelers who take part in the state’s Pre-Travel Testing Program can bypass a two-week quarantine requirement, provided they test negative for Covid-19 before and, in some cases, after they arrive. “After not being able to travel
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After weeks of negotiating a stimulus package, Congress remains at an impasse. Although President Trump on Thursday said he would “go higher” than the $1.8 trillion he offered in his aid proposal, his administration has yet to reach an agreement with House Democrats, who recently passed a $2.2 trillion measure. Complicating matters, Senate Republicans have
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Billionaire tech icon and philanthropist Bill Gates says it is “inappropriate” to refer to the experimental coronavirus monoclonal-antibody treatment that President Donald Trump received earlier this month as a “cure.” “The word ‘cure’ is inappropriate, because it won’t work for everyone,” Gates said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. However, Gates
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With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving
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Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks regarding the Supreme Court at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 20, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plan to increase the capital gains tax could lead to a large-scale sell-off of stocks, according to economic
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Ever thought about going to Antarctica for the day? It’s possible through sightseeing tours by Antarctica Flights. The company operates flights that depart from Australia and fly one of 19 routes over the ice-covered continent. Flights depart and land at the same airport, making this one trip that actually is more about the journey than
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Hotels are rolling out the red carpet for a new breed of traveler: your new puppy. Lockdowns, social distancing and new work-from-home arrangements have caused animal adoptions to soar across the United States. A new TD Ameritrade survey found that 33% of Americans — and half of millennials — have considered fostering or adopting a
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Bill Gates is a tech icon and the world’s second-wealthiest person. So, it’s hard to imagine the Microsoft co-founder being jealous of anyone. However, as Gates reveals in a recent interview with the Armchair Expert podcast, the billionaire was envious of his one-time friend and rival Steve Jobs’ legendary charisma. In the interview, which was
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In the $1 trillion stimulus proposal released by Senate Republicans on Monday — the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act — the $600 per week unemployment boost of the CARES Act, which expires Friday, would decrease to $200 per week. That’s because Republican leaders have largely said the extra $600 a week discourages people from returning to
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When you arrive at Potato Head Beach Club’s security checkpoint in Bali, Indonesia, guests are screened for the usual contraband such as weapons or explosives and one other thing: plastic bottles. Single-use plastic is banned from the resort, which means, guests often turn in their water bottles. It’s all part of the experience, though, which is
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View from a luxury rental at West Half, overlooking Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. Pat Pugliese | CNBC WASHINGTON — When Dr. Anthony Fauci throws out the ceremonial first pitch of this truncated baseball season Thursday night, players, coaches and umpires will see it in person at Nationals Park. But no fans will be in attendance,
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Investor Kevin O’Leary started his first business out of his basement in 1986. In 1999, O’Leary and his co-founders sold the company to the Mattel Toy Company for $4.2 billion.  But even if the business had failed, O’Leary says he would have persisted as an entrepreneur. “If starting my first company hadn’t worked out, I would
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Young Elon Musk had two favorite subjects in high school – and in both, he performed “best” academically.  “When I was in high school … I got distinctions in two areas: physics and computer science,” Musk said on the “Third Row Tesla” podcast in February. “Those were my two best subjects.” So at the time, “I
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