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The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder. The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder. SEOUL, South Korea — Nearly a half-million South Korean high school seniors hunkered down on Thursday to take an annual university-entrance exam they had been preparing for since kindergarten — a nine-hour marathon of tests that could decide …

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Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests

Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests

Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests As the coronavirus swept across the world, it picked up random alterations to its genetic sequence. Like meaningless typos in a script, most of those mutations made no difference in how the virus behaved. But one mutation near the beginning …

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Pandemic Hits Black and Latino Families Harder Financially, Poll Finds

Men waited to be the first in line to file unemployment forms at a bookkeeping business in Calexico, Calif., this summer.

Covid-19 Live Updates: Pandemic Hits Black and Latino Families Harder Financially, Poll Finds Covid-19 Live Updates: Pandemic Hits Black and Latino Families Harder Financially, Poll Finds Here’s what you need to know: Men waited to be the first in line to file unemployment forms at a bookkeeping business in Calexico, Calif., this summer.Credit…Mario Tama/Getty Images More than 60 percent of …

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Why Does the Coronavirus Hit Men Harder? A New Clue

Why Does the Coronavirus Hit Men Harder? A New Clue

Why Does the Coronavirus Hit Men Harder? A New Clue Why Does the Coronavirus Hit Men Harder? A New Clue The coronavirus may infect anyone, young or old, but older men are up to twice as likely to become severely sick and to die as women of the same age. Why? The first study to look at immune response by …

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Black Business Owners Had a Harder Time Getting Federal Aid, a Study Finds

Black Business Owners Had a Harder Time Getting Federal Aid, a Study Finds

Black Business Owners Had a Harder Time Getting Federal Aid, a Study Finds Black Business Owners Had a Harder Time Getting Federal Aid, a Study Finds Black business owners are more likely to be hindered in seeking coronavirus financial aid than their white peers, a new study has found. The study looked at how more than a dozen Washington-area banks …

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The Nutcracker Hustle: Why Selling Bootleg Cocktails Just Got Harder

The Nutcracker Hustle: Why Selling Bootleg Cocktails Just Got Harder

The Nutcracker Hustle: Why Selling Bootleg Cocktails Just Got Harder The Nutcracker Hustle: Why Selling Bootleg Cocktails Just Got Harder Memorial Day Weekend was always a blowout for Amseshem Foluké, a seasonal nutcracker seller. For close to 15 years, he has been serving nutcrackers — bootleg cocktails in flavors like rum punch and mango Patron — out of coolers to …

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In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights

In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights

In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights “The courthouse door is not locked, but airlines are exempt from state laws and local laws, which account for the vast majority of consumer laws,” said Paul Hudson, the president of FlyersRights.org, an airline-passenger consumer-advocacy nonprofit. …

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Trump Administration Takes Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Trump Administration Takes Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Trump Administration Takes Harder Actions on China During Pandemic Trump Administration Takes Harder Actions on China During Pandemic WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to take a more aggressive stand against China on economic, diplomatic and scientific issues at the heart of the relationship between the world’s two superpowers, further fraying ties that have reached their lowest point in …

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States Made It Harder to Get Jobless Benefits. Now That’s Hard to Undo.

States Made It Harder to Get Jobless Benefits. Now That’s Hard to Undo.

States Made It Harder to Get Jobless Benefits. Now That’s Hard to Undo. States Made It Harder to Get Jobless Benefits. Now That’s Hard to Undo. The state unemployment systems that were supposed to help millions of jobless workers were full of boxes to check and mandates to meet that couldn’t possibly apply in a pandemic. States required workers to …

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