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Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s.

Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s.

Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s. Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s. SHANGHAI — As most nations around the world struggle with new lockdowns and layoffs in the face of the surging pandemic, just one major economy has bounced back after bringing the coronavirus mostly under control: China. The Chinese economy rose 2.3 percent last year, the country’s …

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An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee

An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee

An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee With 12 days to go, the Trump administration on Friday approved a long-held conservative goal: to issue a state’s Medicaid funding as a spending-capped block grant. The structural experiment in Tennessee, which would become effective once approved by the state …

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Major Arts Group Leader Steps Aside Amid Workplace Complaints

Major Arts Group Leader Steps Aside Amid Workplace Complaints

Major Arts Group Leader Steps Aside Amid Workplace Complaints Major Arts Group Leader Steps Aside Amid Workplace Complaints Robert Lynch, the chief executive of Americans for the Arts, the powerful national advocacy group, has stepped aside amid complaints and investigations into the organization’s equity and diversity practices and its workplace management. Mr. Lynch, who has served in the leadership role …

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France’s Major Literary Juries Award Prizes in a Year of Scandal

France’s Major Literary Juries Award Prizes in a Year of Scandal

France’s Major Literary Juries Award Prizes in a Year of Scandal France’s Major Literary Juries Award Prizes in a Year of Scandal PARIS — In its first award since a pedophilia scandal revealed deep-rooted collusion within its ranks, one of France’s top literary juries avoided the appearance of any potential conflicts of interest on Monday by crowning the novel of …

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‘Major’ Biden Will Be the First Shelter Dog in the White House

'Major' Biden Will Be the First Shelter Dog in the White House

‘Major’ Biden Will Be the First Shelter Dog in the White House ‘Major’ Biden Will Be the First Shelter Dog in the White House Six months into his bid for the presidency, Joseph R. Biden Jr. made his position on pets abundantly clear. “Some Americans celebrate #NationalCatDay, some celebrate #NationalDogDay,” he wrote in a tweet. “President Trump celebrates neither. It …

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Major TV Networks Cut Away From Trump’s Baseless Fraud Claims

Major TV Networks Cut Away From Trump’s Baseless Fraud Claims

Major TV Networks Cut Away From Trump’s Baseless Fraud Claims Major TV Networks Cut Away From Trump’s Baseless Fraud Claims The three big broadcast networks — ABC, CBS and NBC — cut away from President Trump’s news conference at the White House on Thursday as the president lobbed false claims about the integrity of the election. Mr. Trump timed his …

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Federal Reserve Meets Amid Major Uncertainties

Federal Reserve Meets Amid Major Uncertainties

Federal Reserve Meets Amid Major Uncertainties Federal Reserve Meets Amid Major Uncertainties WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is meeting on the heels of an undecided presidential election and just before the October jobs report, which analysts expect to paint a complicated picture of an economy that is recovering, but which faces slowing progress and big risks. Policymakers are likely to …

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Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey

Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey

Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey The city, though prone to earthquakes, has many older buildings that are not quake-resistant. “Today what needs to be done is being done, but the important thing is what is to be done on Monday in the cabinet …

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Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas

Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas

Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas This year, the holiday season in the United Kingdom will be a little less sparkly. Three major retailers — the grocery chains Morrisons and Waitrose and the department store company John Lewis — have announced that they will not use …

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Stocks Slip After a Major Vaccine Trial Goes on Pause: Live Updates

Target’s boarded-up headquarters in Minneapolis last month. The company said last week that employees there would continue to work at home through June 2021.

Stocks Slip After a Major Vaccine Trial Goes on Pause: Live Updates Stocks Slip After a Major Vaccine Trial Goes on Pause: Live Updates Target’s boarded-up headquarters in Minneapolis last month. The company said last week that employees there would continue to work at home through June 2021.Credit…Aaron P/Bauer-Griffin, via Getty Images In March, companies told their employees they’d be …

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