One day a week: White House surprises with its plan to open schools

While US President Joe Biden works to reopen most of the nation's schools within the first 100 days in office, the White House has refined its benchmarks - setting a less ambitious target than some parents might like to hear. Writes about this ...

People who lost loved ones due to COVID-19 will be reimbursed for funeral expenses

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced $ 2 billion in FEMA special funds for families unable to afford a proper funeral for loved ones who died from COVID-19. More details were told by CNN. Democrats ...

Global unemployment rate peaks in 90 years due to pandemic

Last year, the pandemic dealt an “unprecedented” blow to the global economy, destroying the equivalent of 225 million full-time jobs, the UN said. The BBC writes about it. The crisis caused an 8,8% reduction in working hours. This is four times more than ...

Safer than going to the store: in the US held 'antivirus' rock concerts in balloons

Rock group The Flaming Lips staged two unique concerts in Oklahoma, during which both performers and spectators were in individual balloons, writes the BBC. Each show had 100 balloons that could accommodate up to three people. The concept came from ...

Immigration in the midst of a pandemic: how to stay optimistic amid trials

So 2020 is over. For someone who fully felt the bitterness of illness and loss, it was difficult and even tragic, for someone, perhaps not so scary and even happy in some way, but for everyone without ...

Not only coronavirus kills: 2020 became the deadliest in US history

By the end of this year, the total death toll in the United States may reach 3,2 million. This is the deadliest year in US history, with deaths expected to surpass 3 million for the first time, mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic, but more people are dying and ...

Americans are stocking up on toilet paper again because of COVID-19: why it's bad

Stockpiling has become something of a national pastime, and fears of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic this winter only fuel the desire to stockpile. The desire to buy the most can be worth, said USA Today. According to the December LendingTree study, during which there was ...

During the pandemic, Americans spent millions of dollars on astrologers' services

In a turbulent 2020, people turned to astrologers more often - American entrepreneurs say the $ 2,2 billion industry is booming. What people ask about and what the stars promise us all, says Business Insider. Let's start with the good news, right from ...

Antiviral jeans and clothing for Zoom: fashion inventions of the pandemic era

RBC Style talks about the strange, funny and really useful inventions of the fashion industry that appeared during the coronavirus pandemic. Wearing masks and gloves, keeping social distance, meeting friends, family and colleagues at Zoom are our new reality. However, getting used to ...

Cute virus and toilet paper: how to decorate your Christmas tree in 2020 style

2020 was full of events that will be hard to forget. But undoubtedly the most memorable of these was the COVID-19 pandemic. On the eve of the holiday season, sellers of Christmas tree decorations decided not to lose heart because of the quarantine and the ban on mass gatherings, but to benefit from the coronavirus ...

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