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52 cheap yet thoughtful gifts for her that are all under $50

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Gift-giving isn’t always easy, though it seems like it would be. Just buy them something that aligns with their interests, right? Eh, it’s not always so simple. If she’s interested in tech, there are a million options to choose ...

Best Secret Santa gifts under $25

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. In theory, Secret Santa is a great idea. In practice, it can be a little underwhelming. You could end up with that cozy scarf your best friend knew you wanted — or, you could end up with lackluster socks ...

A teen got COVID-19 from a woman stood 20 feet away for 5 minutes

A high-school student in South Korea became infected with COVID-19 within just five minutes of sitting 20 feet away from an infected person, a new study details.   The epidemiological team used cellphone data, video footage, genome sequencing, and even recreated the situation to come to their conclusion.  The finding demonstrates that infectious respiratory droplets can ...

JPMorgan says the S&P 500 could surge 25% in 2021 – and lists 6 sectors poised to outperform next year

Getty Images JPMorgan on Wednesday lifted its S&P 500 target for 2021 by 25% from current levels, to 4,600. Strategists expect that stocks that were most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will be the biggest beneficiaries of investor inflows next year. Most of the market upside will take place in the first six months of ...

US warns Iran with B-52 Stratofortress bomber flights

The US military sent two US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers flying past Iran on Thursday. “Potential adversaries should understand that no nation on earth is more ready and capable of rapidly deploying additional combat power in the face of any aggression,” CENTCOM commander Gen. Frank McKenzie said in a statement. The flight marks the ...

US weekly jobless claims rise to 853,000, more than economist estimates

New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 853,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The reading came in above the consensus economist estimate of 725,000 and also marked an increase from the previous week’s revised figure. Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, posted a surprise gain to 5.8 million for ...

Corsair K60 RGB Pro gaming keyboard review

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Corsair K60 RGB Pro is the middle child in Corsair’s entry-level mechanical keyboard range, and it boasts a brushed aluminum board and per-key RGB lighting. With Cherry Viola switches, this is a proper mechanical keyboard for gamers on ...

Elon Musk discusses regulations, leadership, candy bars, AI, memes

Elon Musk shared his views on the role of government, the best way to lead a company, and the state of candy-bar innovation in a virtual interview at the WSJ CEO Council Summit. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO also discussed the dangers of memes, the outlook for artificial intelligence, and the need for tunnels in ...

People with severe allergies may need to avoid Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could advise Americans with severe allergies to take Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine until more information is known about two allergic reactions to the shot in the UK, Trump’s vaccine chief said. The FDA is meeting Thursday to review the vaccine for emergency use, and the first shots could be given ...