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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data about the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19 that informed its decision earlier this week to recommend that even vaccinated people resume wearing face masks in public settings in areas with high rates of transmission. See full story.
Bipartisan infrastructure deal still faces long, uncertain road
While a bipartisan infrastructure plan is advancing in the Senate, analysts are warning that it remains on a bumpy road, with plenty of political maneuvering still ahead. See full story.
Interest rates haven’t been this low in 5,000 years
How is this for a historical comparison — interest rates are at a 5,000-year low. See full story.
Here’s how the 6 Big Tech stocks now rank, from worst to first
How to judge Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet now that they have reported earnings. See full story.
We want to retire to a fun lake house, but we also want city amenities. Our budget is $450,000. Where should we go?
This reader says humidity doesn’t bother him and his wife, but they’re not huge fans of snow. See full story.
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‘Had I received $10,000 out during his original refinancing eight years ago, that money would have grown either in savings or in the stock market.’ See full story.