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Fragmented and humbled: How social media could emerge from the post-election crisis

Across the political and legal spectrums, people are calling for changes in the way the industry operates. And experts say recent events could have a profound impact on what the industry looks like in the future.

Seven months ago CIC Health didn’t exist. Today it’s running the state’s mass vaccination effort

CIC knew early on that things like face masks and floor stickers might not be enough to encourage people to return to the office, so the company, which aims to foster innovation, began innovating itself.

THE FINE PRINT

What you need to know about the tax implications of government help

Millions of individuals and small businesses have taken advantage of government programs to stay afloat during the pandemic. Here are some tax issues to consider.

For brick and mortar retailers in the Boston area, it’s boom or bust, depending on where you look

Legions of Boston’s office workers left town when the pandemic broke out. When they return, they’ll find its streetscapes profoundly transformed.

Business groups press Legislature to stop state income tax on federal stimulus aid

The issue involves the Paycheck Protection Program, which provided $14 billion in loans to nearly 120,000 small businesses in Massachusetts last year to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mixed finish on Wall Street as worldwide rally takes a pause

The uneven finish for US stock indexes followed a slide in global markets that began in Asia amid worries about resurgent coronavirus cases in China and weak economic data from Europe.

Biden orders stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan

President Biden took executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Walmart, Starbucks, Amazon and other corporate giants are moving to speed up coronavirus vaccine rollout

A growing contingent of big-name companies - including Walmart, Starbucks and Microsoft - are teaming up with local governments and medical providers to get coronavirus shots in more people's arms.