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Eateries Face Restrictions, Workers Return Home as England Faces Virus Resurgence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and will curb timings for bars and restaurants to tackle a fast-spreading second coronavirus wave, but the opposition accused him of losing control. With …

‘Defensive Dining’: Keeping Makeshift Outdoor Eateries Safe From Storms, Drivers

Outdoor spaces hastily fancified for low-risk dining are keeping thousands of U.S. restaurants from closing permanently. But crashing the dinner party are tropical storms, rats — and the occasional out-of-control vehicle. On July 5, five people were injured when a …

Self-Driving Vehicles, Robots Showing What They Can Do in Contactless Deliveries

Self-driving cars, trucks, sidewalk robots and shuttles are rolling out of the labs and parking garages and onto American streets to help deliver groceries, meals, and medical supplies. Although self-driving car companies have paused on-road testing in the U.S., as …

Restaurants’ Coronavirus Relief Request Includes Government-Backed Insurance

The nation’s restaurants stand to lose at least $275 billion and shed as many as 7 million jobs over the next three months due to the coronavirus, the industry told lawmakers yesterday in appealing for help. The National Restaurant Association …