Disney expected to take massive profit hit from coronavirus

Wall Street is bracing for the worst when Disney reports second-quarter results on Tuesday afternoon. The Mouse House has taken a particularly hard hit during the pandemic with the majority of its business — theme parks, vacation resorts, movie production, cruises, live sporting events — being ground to a halt. Wall Street analysts are anticipating […]

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Hospitals fear shortage of ventilators for virus patients

U.S. hospitals bracing for a possible onslaught of coronavirus patients with pneumonia and other breathing difficulties could face a critical shortage of mechanical ventilators and health care workers to operate them. The Society of Critical Care Medicine has projected that 960,000 coronavirus patients in the U.S. may need to be put on ventilators at one […]

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With Weinstein Conviction, Jury Delivers a Verdict on #MeToo

The criminal case against Harvey Weinstein was a long shot. Many of his accusers were bracing for an acquittal. Fellow prosecutors across the country were quietly questioning whether the New York district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., had made a mistake by bringing charges. But by pushing the boundaries of sex-crimes prosecutions, the Manhattan prosecutors […]

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