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Jeff Bezos is so rich he just set a new record

The economy might be a shambles, but Jeff Bezos' wallet couldn't tell. He's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world's richest person, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

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Where Covid-19 took a devastating toll

The battle against Alzheimer's has never been easy. This devastating disease has been wreaking havoc on families across the globe for far too long. More than 5 million Americans are already living with Alzheimer's. By 2050, this number is projected to nearly triple to 14 million. Researchers, lawmakers and the Alzheimer's Association have been working aggressively to combat this global killer, but a new challenge is threatening those we are working to support.

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NASA astronauts prepare for two spacewalks

Early Friday, NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken will conduct a nearly seven-hour spacewalk outside of the International Space Station to replace lithium ion batteries for one of the station's power channels.

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Is it safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?

After nearly three months of quarantine, millions of Americans are ready to travel -- an overnight trip, a weekend getaway, a summer sojourn. With states reopening, that's now possible, with a caveat. Before coronavirus, few people likely thought twice about staying in a hotel room, rental home or cabin in the woods. But now, we have to factor in the potential for coronavirus exposure. Even if you're OK with the travel risks taking you to your destination -- plane, train or automobile -- what about the risks of the destination spot itself?

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Opinion: My mom blazed trail for women VP picks. Biden's choice is crucial

Nearly 36 years ago, my mother, Geraldine Ferraro, was the first woman to run on a major party ticket for Vice President. The reaction to her nomination was seismic: emotional, electric, and joyous. Although the ticket didn't win, my mother re-energized Walter Mondale's presidential campaign and changed Americans' perceptions and understanding of what was possible for women.

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