Morning News – Thursday, December 3, 2020
America Hits a Record 100,000 Hospitalizations in One Day – The Atlantic
Today’s new case and death numbers tell the same story, even keeping in mind that they reflect inevitable delays in reporting: A harsh winter is only just beginning.
The U.S. Needs a COVID-19 Commission – The Atlantic
One could argue that the danger of a new virus wasn’t fully appreciated in advance. In the future, we will have no such excuse.
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer on battling Trump and surviving a kidnap plot – Financial Times
The governor has a mantra that she has relied on during the pandemic: what is the next right thing to do?
Visa Partners With Ethereum Digital-Dollar Startup That Raised $271 Million
“This will be the first corporate card that will allow businesses to be able to spend a balance of USDC,” says Visa head of crypto Cuy Sheffield.
Visa Is Doing What Big American Companies Do to ‘Protect This Business’ – Opinion – The New York Times
The intervention is necessary to protect the interests of merchants and consumers, and the health of the broader economy.
Airline Cards Lose Luster as Coronavirus Persists – WSJ
As more airline credit cards come up for renewal, more people are rethinking whether the hefty annual fees are worth it. Some are sticking their cards in a drawer, or downgrading to lower-frills versions.
With new taxes and bad policies, San Francisco may cause even more residents to flee – The Washington Post
Unless city leaders and voters change their priorities, though, they may soon find that a lot of their neighbors have left their hearts in San Francisco — along with a forwarding address.
The Road from Fujifilm to Leica and Back – FUJILOVE MAGAZINE
After owning the X100V for only a couple of months, I am very happy with how it feels to use. I love the ability to carry the camera easily and be ready to capture life as it comes.
Striking the balance between luck and skill – PBS NewsHour
As in life, there is no such thing as complete certainty, because, like life, poker is a game of incomplete information, of unknowns, of constantly changing, endlessly moving parts.
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