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  • Black Women's Equal Pay Day: Black women won't reach equal pay with white men until 2130, report finds August 13, 2020
    Tassii/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Black women will not achieve equal pay with white men for at least another century, according to a report released Thursday."What that means in real terms is that my daughter and my daughter’s daughter will not see pay equity in their lifetime if we do nothing to accelerate […]
  • AMC Theatres announces reopening plan: Here's what you need to know August 13, 2020
    LPETTET/iStockBy MEGAN STONE and CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- AMC Theatres is taking steps to reopen after shuttering its theaters worldwide in mid-March due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.In an email sent to the company's "A List" members on Wednesday, the theater chain announced that movies will resume starting Aug. 20.Should all go well, […]
  • Another 963,000 workers filed for unemployment insurance last week August 13, 2020
    glegorly/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Some 963,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, according to the latest data from the Department of Labor released Thursday. This is the first time in 21 weeks that weekly jobless claims have dipped below one million. The number of new claims has fallen since peaking at nearly 6.9 […]
  • Firm behind coronavirus drug faces questions over pricing, potentially cheaper option August 13, 2020
    skhoward/iStockBy LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After initial excitement about the discovery of a promising treatment for some coronavirus patients, executives with Gilead Sciences are now facing harsh criticism over the initial business decisions they’ve made in the midst of a pandemic.In recent days, state leaders and a government watchdog group have leveled […]
  • New Fisher-Price toys let kids work, cook and work out from home like their parents August 13, 2020
    MattelBy GOOD MORNING AMERICA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The realities of quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic are now showing up in the aisles of children's toys.Toy giant Fisher-Price has debuted three new toys for kids that reflect all the things adults are doing at home today, from working to cooking and working out.Fisher-Price's My Home […]