ISS Crew Blasts Off From Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome Despite Virus-Hit Build-Up – The Moscow Times

ISS Crew Blasts Off From Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome Despite Virus-Hit Build-Up – The Moscow Times

1 ViewsA three-man crew docked successfully at the International Space Station Thursday, leaving behind a planet overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Soyuz MS-16 capsule “docked successfully” in a statement on its website. Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of Roscosmos and NASA’s Chris Cassidy reached the ISS at 1413 GMT, just …

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Obama’s former top economist says Congress should immediately send $1,000 to every American adult to stimulate coronavirus-stricken economy

Obama’s former top economist says Congress should immediately send $1,000 to every American adult to stimulate coronavirus-stricken economy

11 ViewsREUTERS/Gary Cameron Jason Furman, a top economist during the Obama administration, said Congress should send a $1,000 check to every American adult and an additional $500 per child they have in a stimulus package. “We’ve reached a point where a stimulus package has very little downside and has potential upside,” Furman told Business Insider. …

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Personal Finance Daily: 1 in 3 Americans say their stimulus checks won’t sustain them for a month and how to get a skeptic to take coronavirus seriously

Personal Finance Daily: 1 in 3 Americans say their stimulus checks won’t sustain them for a month and how to get a skeptic to take coronavirus seriously

5 ViewsHope you’re staying safe and healthy, MarketWatchers. Here are today’s top personal finance stories:The lifelines being extended as a result of the pandemic are no different than the disaster relief provide after an earthquake or tornado.‘I could be home for 3 weeks. I could be home for 4 days. I have no idea.’ This …

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Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

7 ViewsMedia playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSanders: ‘I wish I had better news’ Senator Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign, clearing the way for former Vice-President Joe Biden to become the Democratic party’s nominee.Mr Sanders, 78, told supporters on Wednesday he saw no feasible path to get enough votes to win …

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How to mute Facebook stories on a computer or mobile device

How to mute Facebook stories on a computer or mobile device

3 ViewsIt’s easy to mute Facebook stories — whether it’s an individual person or a page you follow — on both the mobile app and desktop website.Facebook Stories are temporary posts often consisting of photos or videos found at the top of your newsfeed. These stories expire after 24 hours.If you no longer wish to …

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John Prine’s ‘Paradise’ Taught Us Why We Can’t Give in to Climate Hell

John Prine’s ‘Paradise’ Taught Us Why We Can’t Give in to Climate Hell

2 ViewsJohn Prine, recipient of the 2020 Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award, performs onstage during AMERICANAFEST’s Pre-GRAMMY Salute to Willie Nelson at The Troubadour on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: GettyLegendary songwriter John Prine died on Tuesday due to covid-19 complications. If you know one John Prine song, it’s probably “Paradise,” a bittersweet …

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