Volkswagen apologizes for racist ad showing Black man being dragged away from new car

Volkswagen pulled and apologized Thursday for a racist advertisement posted on its Instagram page that a company official called “an insult to every decent person.”

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1. Which health and beauty website has published COVID-19 misinformation?a) ThePuristOnline.com, a wellness magazine operated by Cristina Cuomo that posts recipes, wellness tips, and inspirational quotes b) MarieClaire.com, a fashion publication that has published magazines in more than 36 countries c) BarefootContessa.com, a cooking website run by the Food Network's Ina Garten d) ShondaLand.com, a lifestyle and culture website founded by television producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes

You don’t need to worry about spreading the coronavirus with cash

Some people worry that cash may be spreading the coronavirus.Earlier this year, both China and South Korea began sterilizing their bills using UV light or high heat before putting them back into use. They also quarantined their bank bills for 14 days in hopes that any lingering viruses would die off during that time.

Tribes plan to partly open Connecticut casinos

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes on Wednesday announced plans to begin reopening portions of their sprawling Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun attractions on June 1, despite calls from Gov. Ned Lamont to remain shuttered to prevent another wave of infections from the coronavirus.

After coronavirus, office workers might face unexpected health threats

When you finally return to work after the lockdown, coronavirus might not be the only illness you need to worry about contracting at the office.

All 50 states are now reopening. But at what cost?

In Connecticut, flags that had been lowered during the somber peak of the coronavirus pandemic were raised to full-staff on Wednesday to signal a return to business.

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

One of the great threats to the post-pandemic economy is becoming clear: Vast numbers of small and midsize businesses will close permanently during the crisis, causing millions of jobs to be lost.

Marty Walsh says he is ‘personally not comfortable’ with the state’s office reopening plan

Nonessential offices in Boston won’t be allowed to reopen until a week after the rest of Massachusetts, but Mayor Marty Walsh says he still isn’t completely comfortable with the 25 percent capacity limit set by the state.

New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.A new way to measure the causes and magnitude of gender bias against women leaders in the workplace should make it easier to identify the sources of this kind of sexism and even help eliminate it, according to just-published research I co-authored. We surveyed more than 1,600 women in four industries – higher education, faith-based community organizations, health care and the legal profession – to better understand how women experience 15 common gender barriers, such as working in a male-dominated culture, the glass cliff and queen bee syndrome. We then used the findings to create a 47-item gender bias scale, which companies and other organizations can use to survey their women employees to more accurately and reliably measure their experiences with and perceptions of gender bias.

68% of Americans do not have a will

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