• The US Postal Service is on track to run out of money by June, and it could be a disaster for states trying to expand voting by mail

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Carlos Barria/Reuters
    The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the United States has plunged the US Postal Service into dire financial straits.
    It could severely impact the 2020 elections as states pivot to vote by mail.
    Two Democratic lawmakers who oversee the Postal Service warned in late March that the agency "will not survive the summer without immediate help from Congress and the White House."
    The stimulus package President Trump recently signed into law allows
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  • The 10 Best Travel Shows to Stream Right Now

    The 10 Best Travel Shows to Stream Right Now

    1 month ago - By Elite Traveler

    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought a near-total halt to the travel industry. Our vacations have been canceled, your vacations have been canceled and right now there is no telling when we might return to normal. However, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we can traverse the globe from the safety of our own homes.
    From virtual museum tours to amazing travel books , Elite Traveler has explored a number of ways to keep your wanderlust alive. In this latest article, we take a look at the best travel shows that you can stream right now.
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  • Why airlines are required to keep flying 'ghost planes' under the terms of the coronavirus bailout package

    Why airlines are required to keep flying 'ghost planes' under the terms of the coronavirus bailout package

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Mike Blake/Reuters
    Airlines continue to fly across the US despite only having a few passengers on each flight, due to the coronavirus pandemic .
    In the COVID-19 bailout package, the CARES Act , airlines receiving aid are required to continue flying to every domestic destination they already serve, even with low passenger numbers.
    Industry experts explained to Business Insider that the requirement is designed to keep supply chains stable and transport essential personnel, like government and healthcare workers, as well as to maintain connectivity to smaller areas.
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  • 15 college students on how COVID-19 derailed their lives

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Colleges across the United States have cancelled classes and vacated campuses as the Coronavirus pandemic grows.
    Students across the country told us the unexpected challenges brought about by COVID-19.
    College students speak about dorm closures, displacement, online classes, and commencement cancellations.
    For the latest case total, death toll, and travel information, see Business Insider's live updates here .
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