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CBS Evening News, October 21, 2020

October 22nd, 2020
CBS Evening News, October 21, 2020

Obama hits campaign trail for Biden in Pennsylvania; 14-year-old girl works on potential cure for coronavirus Continue To Full Article  Read More

Ingraham: Biden alliance with teachers’ unions should alarm women wary of Trump

October 20th, 2020
Ingraham: Biden alliance with teachers’ unions should alarm women wary of Trump

President Trump could make gains among women by pointing out Joe Biden’s support of teachers’ unions who have pushed to keep schools closed to in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic, Laura Ingraham suggested Tuesday.”The Ingraham Angle” host cited a recent New York Times poll that showed Trump leading Biden among likely male voters by six percentage points, but trailing by 23 percentage points among women.”If that poll is anywhere near accurate, the president would have a hard time closing that gap with women but he could narrow it,” said Ingraham,... Read More

Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S.

October 20th, 2020
Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S.

  11:55 PM Pandemic leads to smallest World Series crowd in over a century A crowd of 11,388 attended Tuesday night’s World Series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays, spread in groups of up to four, mostly in alternate rows and none directly behind each other among the forest green seats of Globe Life Field. That was the smallest crowd for the Series since 10,535 attended Game 6 in 1909 between the Tigers and Pittsburgh at Detroit’s Bennett Park, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.The Dodgers took game 1 of the best-of-seven series, winning by a score of 8-3. This... Read More

CBS Evening News, October 20, 2020

October 20th, 2020
CBS Evening News, October 20, 2020

Trump tied or trailing in battleground states he won in 2016; Sidewalk side hustle helps New York seamstress survive coronavirus pandemic Continue To Full Article  Read More

Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic

October 20th, 2020
Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic

A new study shows that older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers amid the coronavirus pandemicBy SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance WriterOctober 20, 2020, 9:49 PM• 5 min readFor the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City.The pandemic has wreaked havoc on employment for people of all ages. But researchers found that during its course, workers 55 and older lost jobs sooner, were rehired slower and continue to face higher... Read More

Trump slams Biden for listening to scientists as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

October 19th, 2020
Trump slams Biden for listening to scientists as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

President Trump criticized Joe Biden for listening to scientists’ advice on handling the coronavirus pandemic, saying if they had their way the country would “be in a massive depression.” CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion, CBSN political contributor and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller, and Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Siobhan Hughes spoke to “Red and Blue” host Elaine Quijano about why Washington has been unable to pass another round of aid for the country despite months of negotiating. Continue... Read More

Poll: 1 in 4 US workers have weighed up quitting jobs

October 19th, 2020
Poll: 1 in 4 US workers have weighed up quitting jobs

New York — The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work. But many of those still working are fearful, distressed and stretched thin.A quarter of U.S. workers say they have even considered quitting their jobs as worries related to the pandemic weigh on them, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research in collaboration with the software company SAP. A fifth say they have taken leave.About 7 in 10 workers cited juggling their jobs and other responsibilities as a source of stress. Fears of contracting the virus also was a top concern... Read More

As virus flares globally, new strategies target hot spots

October 19th, 2020
As virus flares globally, new strategies target hot spots

NEW YORK — After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world, especially in Europe and the Americas.New York’s new round of virus shutdowns zeroes in on individual neighborhoods, closing schools and businesses in hot spots measuring just a couple of square miles.Spanish officials limited travel to and from some parts of Madrid before restrictions were widened throughout the capital and some suburbs.Italian authorities have sometimes quarantined... Read More

Watch: ‘SNL’ sketch flips channels between the town halls

October 18th, 2020
Watch: ‘SNL’ sketch flips channels between the town halls

As the United States prepares for another wave of the coronavirus, some companies are making plans to keep their employees remote for the forseeable future. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Cuomo says New York ski resorts can reopen in November with restrictions

October 18th, 2020
Cuomo says New York ski resorts can reopen in November with restrictions

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that skiing can restart in the state with restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. “You have to socially distance when you ski,” Cuomo said. Watch his remarks here. Continue To Full Article  Read More