US Navy says it is ‘too early to tell’ if the badly burnt warship that has been on fire for days can be saved

The US Navy continues to battle fires aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard that have been burning since Sunday morning. “We still have an active fire that we are combatting from both within and outside the ship,” Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group Three, told reporters at a Navy press briefing Tuesday. Despite earlier assurances that the ship would sail again, the admiral said that while he remains hopeful, it is “too early to tell” if the ship can be saved. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A Navy admiral said Tuesday that it is “too early to tell” whether or not the US… Read More

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VillageMD just raised $1 billion and Oak Street is going public. Meet the 8 primary-care companies building a new future for medicine during the coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has upended how Americans get medical care. Patients are staying at home and putting off treatments. Others are seeing their doctors virtually. Financially, hospitals and medical practices have been hit hard by a decline in procedures. It’s been an eventful year for companies looking at new approaches to primary care with One Medical’s January public-market debut, additional funding for Iora Health in February, Walgreens’ $1 billion bet on VillageMD, and private-equity-backed Oak Street Health’s plans to go public. Read on to see how 8 companies are shaking up the traditional way that doctors take care of patients, and how they’re faring amid the pandemic. For more stories… Read More

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Wealthy millennials are rethinking their money habits and investment strategies because of the pandemic

A report released by UBS on Monday found that the pandemic has changed wealthy millennials’ attitudes toward their money and how they want to invest it. Many of the millennial investors surveyed revealed that the pandemic has hit them hard financially. But despite the economic impact, millennial respondents were more likely than other generations to increase financial support for friends and family members in need. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The pandemic has changed the financial habits of wealthy millennials, according to a new UBS Investor Watch report released on Monday. In May, UBS surveyed over 3,750 investors across 15 countries, including the US, the UK, Germany, and… Read More

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The majority of American support chains’ like Starbucks and Costco’s mandatory mask policies, but an aggressive minority is creating a crisis for workers

76% of Americans believe businesses should create and enforce their own policies that require customers and employees to wear masks while in public, according to a survey by The Harris Poll. Starbucks is requiring all customers to wear masks starting on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Costco and Apple. “As cases rise, mask-wearing is now less political and more sensible,” said The Harris Poll CEO John Gerzema. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. While retail and restaurant workers are facing violence and harassment at the hands of anti-mask customers, Americans overwhelmingly support policies requiring people to wear facial coverings in public. A new Harris Poll survey found that… Read More

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Thomas Ravenel Welcomes Baby #3 with Ex-Girlfriend!

As we reported earlier this year, disgraced former Southern Charm star Thomas Ravenel knocked up a much younger woman. Now, that woman — who is very much his ex — has given birth to his child. The widely reviled former reality star and washed up ex-politician spoke to The Daily Mail about the good news. “We’ve named him Jonathan Jackson Ravenel,” Thomas announced to the tabloid. “And,” he divulged, “he was born by C-section.” The mother, as we previously reported, is Heather Mascoe. Thomas revealed that his son was born “on June 29.” The baby was born weighing “7lbs 4oz.” Additionally, he shared that his son’s body length was “20.25… Read More

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