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Amazon Prime Day is actually a bummer for these sellers

Amazon Prime Day is typically one of the best days of the year for Keababies, which sells baby care and maternity products on its web site. Last October, Keababies racked up around $500,000 in revenue during the two-day event, said co-founder Ivan Ong. Drawn by the steep discounts Keababies offered to customers on Prime Day,…MORE

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said it’s urgent that Democrats work toward an infrastructure package with a larger price tag that addresses climate change and other related issues. “I sometimes think we get boggled down in numbers and that’s important, but we’ve got to look at what the needs are of the American people, what’s…MORE

Traffic deaths jump for Black Americans who couldn’t afford to stay home during Covid

Traffic deaths soared in 2020 despite Americans driving less due to the pandemic, and Black Americans bore a disproportionate share of the increase in fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated earlier this month that 38,680 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2020, the largest projected number of deaths since 2007, despite a…MORE

The US economy is never going back to ‘normal’

The US economy has come a long way since last year’s devastating downturn. But a return to “normal” may not be possible. The Back-to-Normal Index created by CNN Business and Moody’s Analytics stands at 93% as of June 18, a new pandemic-era high. The index is comprised of 37 national and seven state-level indicators that track…MORE