Democrats' last hope to stop Trump from replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg rests with a handful of Republican senators

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has reignited critical questions about whether President Donald Trump will be able to force through a nominee to replace Ginsburg, and what, if anything, Democrats can do to stop it. Given the current makeup of the US Senate — 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and two Independents who caucus with Democrats — […]

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Ginsburg Cleared Path to Include the Excluded

In this article It was 1985, I think. The Federalist Society was hosting a conference in Washington on equality. I was a young professor, the token liberal on a panel, and its least distinguished member. The experience was brutal. Professor Paul Bator, a famous scholar who had been my teacher not long before, was on the panel, and at one […]

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WeWork CEO commits to paying out at least 50% of its employee bonuses, saying its 'more important' to reward employees during challenging years than good years

In an all-company meeting on Thursday, WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani announced that the company would guarantee at least 50% of employee bonuses this year, and would adjust yearly goals to fit the pandemic.  Mathrani said it was "more important" to reward employees during challenging years than good years.  Softbank put another $1.1 billion into the office company earlier this year […]

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12 direct-to-consumer kitchen startups that are changing the way we shop for cookware and knives

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Up until a few years ago, quality pots and pans were prohibitively expensive, partly because they were mostly sold through department stores, which piled on middleman markups. The new generation of direct-to-consumer kitchenware companies challenges traditional legacy brands like Le Creuset, All-Clad, and Staub […]

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How India is gearing up to distribute Covid-19 vaccine

A model being considered is to have a combined cold chain approach – where the agricultural cold chain would be combined with vaccine cold chains. As we inch closer to getting a vaccine for Covid-19, what’s daunting is putting together an efficient cold chain. From having community cold-chain networks to combining agricultural and medical cold chains wherever possible – many […]

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Acella Pharma Recalls Thyroid Drugs For Sub Potency

Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC recalled certain lots of hypothyroidism medication NP Thyroid in the form of tablets due to super potency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The company is recalling one lot of 15-mg and one lot of 120-mg of NP Thyroid that are packaged in 100 count bottles in strengths of 15 mg, and 120 […]

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U.S. Stands on Verge of Dark New Milestone: 200,000 Virus Deaths

The U.S. will top 200,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus in coming days, a devastating milestone that comes eight months after the pathogen was first confirmed on American soil. The U.S., with 4% of the world’s population, accounts for about 21% of global coronavirus deaths. The disparity underscores America’s failure to contain a virus that blazed through populous states like […]

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In financial distress? Seek help, don’t commit suicide

Shedding the stigma around failure, sharing issues with the family and seeking financial assistance from others can help alleviate distress and help people recover faster, says experts. A small businessman (details withheld to maintain anonymity), with international operations, lost between $2 million- $3 million during the Covid-19 crisis. He owed large amounts to local banks and private sources. His friend […]

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Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world

New York City (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and the rest of America’s billionaires saw their fortunes skyrocket over the past six months during the coronavirus pandemic — while millions of Americans are now earning less than they were before the crisis began, according to a new study. The Institute for Policy Studies’ latest Billionaire Bonanza report on […]

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