Dec 24, 2020

Four years later, Brexit crosses the finish line

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The EU and the U.K. have finally reached agreement on their post-Brexit trading relationship. Plus: Trump's prescription for lower drug prices hits a roadblock. And: Shutdown ahead? Democrats' attempt to pass $2,000 direct payments has been blocked by Republicans. 

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Trump's prescription for lower drug prices hits a roadblock

Dec 24, 2020
A federal judge has issued an injunction to the Medicare rule change, saying the administration rushed it through.
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Democrats' attempt to pass $2,000 direct payments has blocked by Republicans

Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, joins us with her assessment of the future.

Library e-book checkouts soar during the pandemic

Dec 24, 2020
Publishers may want to turn the page on this moment, though, to get back to more store sales of books after COVID-19.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, library checkouts of electronic books have shot up by more than 50%. And libraries expect the demand to last.
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