Usually when passengers find themselves sitting on a grounded commercial airplane, reactions range from impatience to downright anger.  But these are not usual times. That’s one of several activities that Singapore Airlines is launching instead of what media reports have dubbed “flights to nowhere.” The airline announced this week it was abandoning plans for destination-less flights —
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Dr. Anthony Fauci is the nation’s leading expert on infectious disease, who is navigating a deadly global pandemic amid extreme political acrimony. So when things get stressful for the White House advisor, Fauci turns to what he calls his “favorite book of philosophy”: “The Godfather.” Fauci says the 1969 novel by Mario Puzo reminds him
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PepsiCo on Thursday reported its quarterly sales grew by more than 5% as consumers bought more of its Tostitos and pancake mixes. The food and beverage giant also provided an outlook for its earnings and revenue for the first time since yanking its forecast in April, when coronavirus pandemic lockdowns hit sales. Shares of the company
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With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving
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Everyone knows that buying a house is a long and stressful process — and that was the case long before “Covid-19” or “social distancing” became part of our everyday vocabulary. When I began the search for my first home in December 2019, I underestimated just how long finding the right place would take. I’d done
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Different generations, no matter how old or young, are all very different, and that’s part of life’s excitement. But the core teachings about success remain largely the same. I have two sons, a daughter and several grandchildren. And I don’t plan to retire anytime soon. In fact, I’m still running the same billion-dollar money management firm I’ve
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With around 13 million Americans unemployed and thousands of businesses permanently closed across the U.S., experts warn that more stimulus will be needed for economic recovery amid the ongoing pandemic. However, Congress is at an impasse, and it looks unlikely that a deal on another stimulus package will happen any time soon. But “we need it as much now as we did back
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A customer carries a to-go bag outside a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden restaurant in Clarksville, Indiana, U.S., on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Darden Restaurants on Thursday reported that its revenue fell by more than 28% in its fiscal first quarter as the company’s business slowly recovers from
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Finding a career that you’re passionate about is “the best thing that can happen to you,” entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary tells CNBC Make It. That way, “the hours that you’re working don’t seem like work at all,” O’Leary, an investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and chairman of O’Shares ETFs, says. “That’s the magic of finding the right
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