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Dara Khosrowshahi. Photo: Paul Sakuma / AP

Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi revealed new company rules on Tuesday after recognizing that "the culture and approach that got Uber where it is today is not what will get [them] to the next level."

Why it matters: After months of scandals surrounding the ride-sharing company, Khosrowshahi's new rules are an attempt to save its brand and change its culture, which employed values that "didn't represent the kind of company we want to be."

Some of Uber's new rules:

  • "We do the right thing. Period."
  • "We celebrate differences. We stand apart from the average...we encourage different opinions and approaches to be heard."
  • "We are customer obsessed. We work tirelessly to earn our customers' trust and business by solving their problems."
  • "We act like the owners....We help each other and those who matter to us."

Go deeper with Khosrowshahi's full note.

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Scoop: CDC lets child migrant shelters fill to 100% despite COVID concern

Intensive care tents at overflow shelter in Carrizo Springs, Texas. Photo: Sergio Flores/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The Centers for Disease Control is allowing shelters handling child migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border to expand to full capacity, abandoning a requirement they stay near 50% to inhibit the spread of the coronavirus, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: The fact the country's premier health advisory agency is permitting a change in COVID-19 protocols indicates the scale of the immigration crisis. A draft memo obtained by Axios conceded "facilities should plan for and expect to have COVID-19 cases."

8 Senate Democrats vote against adding $15 minimum wage to COVID relief

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Eight Democratic senators on Friday voted against Sen. Bernie Sanders' amendment to ignore a ruling by the Senate parliamentarian and add a $15 minimum wage provision to the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.

The state of play: The vote was held open for hours on Friday afternoon — even after every senator had voted — due to a standoff in negotiations over the next amendments that the Senate will take up.

CDC: Easing mask mandates led to higher COVID cases and deaths

Customer at a supermarket chain in Austin, Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images

Easing mask restrictions and on-site dining have increased COVID-19 cases and deaths, according to a study out Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Why it matters: The report's findings converge with actions from governors this week easing mask mandates and announcing plans to reopen nonessential businesses like restaurants.