US AIR TRAVEL IS NO LONGER AT ROCK BOTTOM, BUT RECOVERY REMAINS ANEMIC

The pattern is pretty much the same across airports in the United States: Air travel nosedived in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic and passenger volumes hit rock bottom in mid-April. Since then, more travelers are taking to the skies, but an updated analysis of data from the Transportation Security Administration by APM Research...
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The Tarnishing of The Great American Dream and How Best to Fix It – Part 1 of 2 By: Dr. Mary Campbell, Dr. Ravi Kumar & Dr. Nick Vyas “ Last week, the student loan forgiveness bill was vetoed and subsequently unable to override in the house as it missed the needed two-thirds majority by...
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We human beings are a peculiar species. Through words, sounds, and images, we can transcend many lifetimes to transpose our emotions onto the consciousness of others who come after us. On November 13, 2015, as I stood before the Door of No Return, a historic site on Gorée Island, situated about two miles off the coast of...
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“This moment is our call to action,” says USC President Carol L. Folt. “It will be challenging to confront directly issues like racism in our community, but we must.” Read More
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President Donald Trump‘s continued resistance to use his emergency powers to compel companies to produce medical supplies needed in the fight against the novel coronavirus has drawn a bipartisan chorus of criticism. Experts say it could jumpstart domestic production, though global constraints may limit how quickly it could make an impact. Unlike the United States, China has seized...
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One California city is grappling with COVID-19 outbreaks at nine of its industrial facilities, including one food processing plant that reported having at least 153 positive cases, according to health officials. “We have seen disruption across the entire food supply chain, and of course, the meat supply chain is a subset of that,” said Nick Vyas, the executive director...
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Ofelia Jiménez didn’t think her family would need to rely on a food pantry — not again. But after her son’s hours at McDonald’s were cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic, her husband’s $1,500 monthly pension was not enough to keep everyone fed. The family had been coming for years to St. Margaret’s Center, a...
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As millions of Americans face unemployment, food pantries have become an essential means of survival. In the heart of the epidemic, Queens, New York, one food pantry is struggling with the ever-increasing number of people. NBC News NOW went there and talked to people waiting for hours in the rain. Many of the people who...
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Elon Musk’s conflict with California state officials has escalated in recent days, culminating in a threat to pull Tesla’s operations from the state and a looming legal fight over a countywide shutdown order. Over the weekend, the Tesla CEO tweeted that Alameda County’s mandate that Tesla’s Fremont, Calif. factory remain closed was “the final straw,” and said...
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