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September 22, 2020 - 7:34 pm
By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. aviation industry is urging the government to establish COVID-19 testing protocols before international flights as way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the pandemic. Industry stakeholders want the U.S. to reach...
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September 22, 2020 - 2:34 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In a pre-pandemic world, the idea of stakeholder capitalism -- prioritizing employees, communities and other stakeholders as much as shareholders -- appeared to be gaining traction among some of the world’s largest companies. Late last year, 181 CEOs...
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September 22, 2020 - 6:40 am
By AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Planning to cruise in the future? Companies say they will mandate COVID tests for all passengers and crew prior to boarding once U.S. departures resume. The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA), a lobbying group that represents major cruise companies...
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September 21, 2020 - 8:43 pm
BY: GINA SUNSERI, SAM SWEENEY AND GIO BENITEZ, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Estée Lauder may call its famous night serum "revolutionary," but now with the help of NASA, there's more to that catchphrase than meets the eye. The serum is set to orbit the Earth every 93 minutes when its sent into space to...
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September 21, 2020 - 5:37 pm
BY: MINA KAJI, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As people debate whether air travel is safe amid the pandemic, major U.S. airline CEOs are presenting new infection information about their employees. "At United, but also at our large competitors, our flight attendants have lower COVID infection rates than...
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September 21, 2020 - 3:21 pm
By ANDREA DRESDALE, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Ever been on a Zoom meeting and been distracted by what's behind the person you're talking to -- or you can't see them because they're sitting in the dark? In today's COVID-19 world, we all need help presenting ourselves better on camera...and Suzanne...
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September 21, 2020 - 9:09 am
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Dozens of students in Maryland learning from home during the coronavirus pandemic are able to study at their own personal desks thanks to a group of local dads. "I really appreciate them because without them I wouldn't have a desk right now," Brandon...
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September 19, 2020 - 12:03 pm
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (CONWAY, Ark.) -- A federal employment watchdog filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Kroger on behalf of two Arkansas employees who claim they were terminated because they refused to wear an apron that included a rainbow symbol. The Equal...
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September 18, 2020 - 8:22 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Trump administration said the move was necessary to "safeguard the...
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September 18, 2020 - 7:20 am
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Converse is celebrating Latin Heritage Month with its latest line of kicks that draw inspiration from Puerto Rican, Dominican and Mexican cultures. The "Mi Gente" capsule collection includes festive versions of the brand's classic Chuck 70 and...
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