Month: February 2022

Save on flights, hotels, cruises and more

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Traveling can be one of the most treasured life experiences and yet, so often, it’s met with endless stress—especially in light of COVID-19. While vaccinations and booster shots help lessen the worry surrounding health concerns and travel, the […]
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Russia-Ukraine war has politicized vodka

Subscribe to The Daily Money newsletter. Come for our roundup of each day’s top stories from USA TODAY Money. Stay for the pop-culture references and financial news-inspired playlist. Welcome to another work week, Daily Money readers. Jayme Deerwester, here with you on the last day of February. 🗞 News you should know 🗞 This weekend, the governors of Texas, Ohio and New Hampshire […]
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Black owned business brands grow at stores

When George Floyd’s murder sparked a national wave of protests to protect Black lives, many companies made diversity pledges, including a commitment to put more Black-owned brands on their shelves.  Target has followed through. Target’s 2022 BHM collection reflects collaborations with Black employees, business owners and designers across the country. And the retailer has initiatives in place to continue mentoring and […]
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Ukraine calls for cease-fire as it meets with Russia: live updates

Ukrainian and Russian delegations are meeting at the Belarusian border for their first direct talks since Russia’s invasion began on Thursday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office said it would demand an immediate cease-fire. The U.S. announced new sanctions against the Russian Central Bank, looking to limit the financial options for President Vladimir Putin, whose economy has […]
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Ukraine calls for cease-fire as it meets with Russia: live updates

Ukrainian and Russian delegations are meeting at the Belarusian border for their first direct talks since Russia’s invasion began on Thursday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office said it would demand an immediate cease-fire. As the side met, the U.S. announced new sanctions against the Russian Central Bank, looking to limit the financial options for President Vladimir […]
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What is DEFCON? What does nuclear deterrence mean? Here’s what to know

As Russian troops continue their invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly put his nuclear forces on high alert. Since Russian military forces began invading Ukraine on Thursday, the United States and its NATO allies have imposed multiple sanctions on the country in hopes of de-escalating the invasion. “(Vladimir) Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war. And […]
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Ukraine arrives for talks with Russia on Belarus border: live updates

Ukrainian and Russian delegations were expected to meet Monday at the Belarusian border for their first direct talks since Russia’s invasion began on Thursday, as Russia’s Central Bank dramatically hiked interest rates to try to slow the ruble’s plunge. Russian President Vladimir Putin put his nuclear forces on increased alert on Sunday in a major escalation of […]
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Global sanctions imposed against Russia over its invasion

Global leaders responded to Russia’s invasion of its neighbor Ukraine with sanctions aimed at crippling Moscow and President Vladimir Putin.  The sanctions range from bans on banking and investments to asset freezes against Russian leaders, oligarchs and their families, as well as denied access to airports and airspace. Russia’s access to the SWIFT international payment system, crucial to the national […]
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