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Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in 'sick Hunger Games' competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in 'sick Hunger Games' competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said states were forced to compete in a "Hunger Games"-like competition for personal protective equipment when the pandemic began because of a lackluster national response.

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over 2 years as sales fall almost 50% during pandemic

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over 2 years as sales fall almost 50% during pandemic

Bed Bath & Beyond said Wednesday that it plans to permanently close roughly 200 of its namesake stores over the next two years, starting later this year, as it works toward getting back to profitability amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Lawsuit alleges Wendy's franchisee spent $1 million of PPP funding to finance home

Lawsuit alleges Wendy's franchisee spent $1 million of PPP funding to finance home

A former employee of Starboard Group, a large Wendy's operator, alleges that the franchisee's chief executive diverted $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans to finance his home in Montana.

CDC director says there's no data children drive coronavirus spread — but the U.S. isn't testing many kids

CDC director says there's no data children drive coronavirus spread — but the U.S. isn't testing many kids

The question of whether kids might be a driver of transmission is key, especially as local officials decide whether and how to reopen schools in the fall.

Black-owned businesses report boost in sales and interest on Blackout Day

Black-owned businesses report boost in sales and interest on Blackout Day

"Anytime you can bring in new customers to Black-owned businesses, it's a great thing," Michael De Los Santos, owner of Mike D's BBQ, said.

Universal shuffles horror movie slate as coronavirus pandemic worsens

Universal shuffles horror movie slate as coronavirus pandemic worsens

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen in the U.S., Universal Pictures is pushing a number of its upcoming horror films to new dates.

Ivy League cancels football and other fall sports due to Covid-19

Ivy League cancels football and other fall sports due to Covid-19

The Ivy League Council of Presidents called the decision to cancel sports "extremely difficult" but necessary as Covid-19 continues to spread.

ViacomCBS will stream UEFA Champions League matches on CBS All Access beginning in August

ViacomCBS will stream UEFA Champions League matches on CBS All Access beginning in August

ViacomCBS's CBS all Access will be the exclusive English language streamer of UEFA Champions League matches beginning in the 2020 season, through 2024.

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta's online betting company is now publicly traded on Nasdaq

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta's online betting company is now publicly traded on Nasdaq

Golden Nugget Online Gaming, now active on the Nasdaq stock exchange under Landcadia Holdings II, is valued at $745 million.

Coronavirus live updates: California ramps up hospital capacity as cases surge

Coronavirus live updates: California ramps up hospital capacity as cases surge

The coronavirus has now killed at least 131,666 people in the U.S.

United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand

United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand

United is warning some 36,000 front-line employees about potential job cuts as the pandemic hinders a return to travel.

New Jersey issues statewide order to wear face masks outdoors

New Jersey issues statewide order to wear face masks outdoors

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ordered people to wear face coverings outdoors when social distancing is not possible.

New York Gov. Cuomo blasts Trump on school reopenings: 'It's not up to the president'

New York Gov. Cuomo blasts Trump on school reopenings: 'It's not up to the president'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for pressuring state officials to reopen schools this fall, saying the federal government doesn't have any authority over the matter.

Walmart quietly registers insurance business in its latest move into health care

Walmart quietly registers insurance business in its latest move into health care

The big-box retailer has opened primary-care clinics, made health-care acquisitions and spoken about its broader ambitions.

Coronavirus cases surge among younger Californians

Coronavirus cases surge among younger Californians

The recent surge in the spread of the coronavirus in California is hitting younger people harder than the initial outbreak earlier this year, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health. Like many states, California is seeing a resurgence of new coronavirus cases in recent weeks. Confirmed cases have more than doubled in the last month, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

U.S. reports record single-day spike of 60,000 new coronavirus cases

U.S. reports record single-day spike of 60,000 new coronavirus cases

Cases are growing, on average, by at least 5% in 37 states as of Tuesday, according to a CNBC analysis of data collected by Johns Hopkins.

Storied apparel brand Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy as it seeks a buyer and closes dozens of stores

Storied apparel brand Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy as it seeks a buyer and closes dozens of stores

The 202-year-old retailer has dressed U.S. presidents and countless investment bankers.

Walgreens strikes deal with primary-care company to open doctor offices in hundreds of drugstores

Walgreens strikes deal with primary-care company to open doctor offices in hundreds of drugstores

Under the deal, VillageMD will staff and run primary-care clinics in 500 to 700 stores over the next five years.

Watch Healthy Returns: The path forward with Dr. Purvi Parikh

Watch Healthy Returns: The path forward with Dr. Purvi Parikh

Understanding Vaccine Studies. This week on "Healthy Returns: The Path Forward," Meg Tirrell talks to Immunologist Dr. Purvi Parikh about how vaccine trials work, who can participate, and how long until we know which drugs will be effective. Submit your questions using #HealthyReturns.

'The anxiety is so high': Going back to school won't look the same this year. Here's what it means for retail

'The anxiety is so high': Going back to school won't look the same this year. Here's what it means for retail

Nobody really knows what the back-to-school shopping season is going to look like this year — not retailers, parents, students nor teachers.

Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC as chief general news anchor with new evening show

Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC as chief general news anchor with new evening show

Nine months after leaving Fox News, Shepard Smith is joining CNBC and will host a weekday one-hour program starting at 7 p.m. ET

New York City public schools won't fully reopen for its 1.1 million students this fall, Mayor de Blasio says

New York City public schools won't fully reopen for its 1.1 million students this fall, Mayor de Blasio says

The district, which has 1.1 million students, will use a combination of in-person class and remote learning, the mayor said.

Covid-19 hit July 4th travel harder in some states, study finds

Covid-19 hit July 4th travel harder in some states, study finds

Travel during the July 4 weekend was busier than predicted, but states' Covid-19 infection rates impacted whether they saw increases or decreases in activity over the Independence Day holiday.

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

GM discontinues Chevrolet Sonic amid dismal sales and push toward EVs

GM discontinues Chevrolet Sonic amid dismal sales and push toward EVs

Production of the Sonic at one of GM's Michigan plants will end in October to make way for a new all-electric vehicle called the Bolt EUV in 2021

Watch Live: White House coronavirus task force holds press briefing on reopening schools

Watch Live: White House coronavirus task force holds press briefing on reopening schools

Children who become infected with the virus are less likely to become severely sick, according to the CDC, but some children have exhibited serious health complications and have died.

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive

The threats came as the White House ramped up an administration-wide pressure campaign on schools to fully reopen this fall, despite the soaring rates of coronavirus infections around the country.

Op-ed: Why companies need to stay in 'emergency mode' during Phase two of remote work

Op-ed: Why companies need to stay in 'emergency mode' during Phase two of remote work

Now equipped with business continuity plans companies need to maintain this new 'emergency mode' during the pandemic for weeks and months to come, says Wendy M. Pfeiffer, CIO, Nutanix.

TikTok beefs up lobbying team as U.S. government scrutiny intensifies

TikTok beefs up lobbying team as U.S. government scrutiny intensifies

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Trump have both said the U.S is "looking at" banning the Chinese-owned TikTok.

China has set out to 'destroy the Hong Kong which has been so successful for decades,' city's last governor says

China has set out to 'destroy the Hong Kong which has been so successful for decades,' city's last governor says

The last British governor of Hong Kong has accused the Chinese Communist Party of setting out to "destroy" the Chinese territory by implementing a national security law there.