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Adedayo Akala

After years of strict rules surrounding its delivery drivers' personal appearance, UPS is loosening up and letting them grow beards.

Previously, the delivery company regulated employees' facial hair (no beards for the majority of workers and mustaches limited to above the crease of the lip) and hairstyles (Afros and braids weren't allowed). Piercings were largely restricted to earrings, and tattoos had to be hidden. Now these clear-cut rules have been removed, but styles still have to be suitable for the workplace.

Americans sat in their homes Tuesday, glued to their television and phone screens, anxiously awaiting the results of the 2020 election. With the pandemic spiking again, many people watched alone or with family, or even a bottle of wine.

As coronavirus cases continue to spike and working from home seems permanent, many Americans are planning to set off to live in new places.

An apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges has launched graduates into middle class careers and could be a way to address the flagging fortunes of Americans lacking four-year degrees, according to a study published Monday.

As Election Day nears, Facebook and Twitter are finding themselves in a Catch- 22, between conservatives who accuse them of stifling free speech when they block or put warning labels on questionable posts, and others who say the companies need to do more to stamp out online misinformation and conspiracy theories.