Across the U.S., economic losses mount, but virus peak still lies ahead

Across the U.S., economic losses mount, but virus peak still lies ahead

JUDY WOODRUFF: The United States heads into this weekend with coronavirus deaths still accelerating. The pandemic has claimed some 7,000 lives nationwide, and there is new guidance tonight on using face masks. But President Trump says he has no plans to wear one. More than 40 percent of the deaths are in New York. And

What drove the ‘unprecedented’ postponement of the Tokyo Olympics

What drove the ‘unprecedented’ postponement of the Tokyo Olympics

JUDY WOODRUFF: Olympic history of a very different sort was made today, when Japan and the International Olympic Committee decided to postpone this summer’s Games to 2021. John Yang looks at what drove that decision and the ramifications. JOHN YANG: Judy, today’s decision affects thousands of athletes around the world, and creates huge logistical headaches

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Investment Policy Committee | Michael Hanson | Fisher Investments

Investment Policy Committee | Michael Hanson | Fisher Investments

The investment policy committee is comprised of five members. The chairman of our firm, of course, Ken Fisher, Jeff Silk, Aaron Anderson, Bill Glaser and myself, Michael Hansen. I think the Investment Policy Committee is very unique relative to the rest of the industry for a variety of ways. One of the things that I

Democrat tax plans will destroy the economy: Rep. Andy Biggs
Why US Airports Are So Bad

Why US Airports Are So Bad

Singapore’s Changi Airport is considered by many travelers to be the best in the world. Have a long layover? Stop by the butterfly garden or catch a Disney film at the airports movie theater. In Qatar’s Hamad Airport for a few hours? For about 50 bucks, travelers can swim laps in a 25 meter indoor

Why So Many People Are Dying On Top Of Mount Everest

Why So Many People Are Dying On Top Of Mount Everest

Mt. Everest. It’s big. It’s dangerous. And more and more, it’s crowded. It’s the traffic jam atop the world. A record number of mountaineers waiting for hours in the harshest conditions on the planet to reach the 29,000 foot mountain top. 2019 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years in decades on