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‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online

‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online

‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online ‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online The 2020 edition of Black Friday did not offer the usual scenes of bustling stores and shoppers lined up outside discount chains and electronics retailers. Instead, most people bought online, if they bought at all. Crowds at malls and city …

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Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices

Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices

Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices When Latrish Oseko lost her job last spring, government aid helped prevent a crisis from becoming a catastrophe. A $1,700 federal stimulus payment meant that when her 26-year-old car broke down, she could replace it. The $600 a week in extra unemployment benefits from …

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‘The Future Looks Bleak’: The Pandemic Ravages Medical Tourism

‘The Future Looks Bleak’: The Pandemic Ravages Medical Tourism

‘The Future Looks Bleak’: The Pandemic Ravages Medical Tourism ‘The Future Looks Bleak’: The Pandemic Ravages Medical Tourism Over the past several years, hospitals began to play innkeeper to open the door to more elective surgery, which is the lifeblood of their revenue. They developed hotels near their operating rooms where patients, who often came from overseas for specialized treatments, …

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Live Coronavirus Updates: Bleak Picture of Academic Loss

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Sends Two Million Hydroxychloroquine Doses to Brazil

Live Coronavirus Updates: Bleak Picture of Academic Loss Live Coronavirus Updates: Bleak Picture of Academic Loss Racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps among students will most likely widen. New research suggests that by September, most students will have fallen months or more behind where they would have been if they had stayed in classrooms. And the disruption to education caused by …

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Bridging Divides, Most Agree on Economic Outlook: It’s Bleak

Bridging Divides, Most Agree on Economic Outlook: It’s Bleak

The coronavirus pandemic has united Americans of different races and income levels in deep pessimism about the economy, in contrast to the widely divergent views that prevailed before the crisis. Highly paid or less so, black or white, investors in the stock market or not, Americans largely expect a poor or mixed performance from the economy in the coming year …

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Putin’s Bleak Covid-19 Admission: ‘We Don’t Have Much to Brag About’

Putin's Bleak Covid-19 Admission: ‘We Don’t Have Much to Brag About’

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Mr. Putin’s former chief of staff, has won praise, even from some Kremlin critics, for leveling with the public about the threat of the disease and taking aggressive measures to try to slow its spread. On March 24, Mr. Sobyanin told Mr. Putin that the number of infected Russians was significantly higher than the official data. Days …

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