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Unemployment Claims Show Toll of Rising Covid Cases: Live Updates

Vacant retail shops in Columbus, Ohio. The rate of jobless claims has been rising as coronavirus cases remain high across the country.

Unemployment Claims Show Toll of Rising Covid Cases: Live Updates Unemployment Claims Show Toll of Rising Covid Cases: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: Vacant retail shops in Columbus, Ohio. The rate of jobless claims has been rising as coronavirus cases remain high across the country.Credit…Maddie McGarvey for The New York Times Rising Covid-19 cases are taking a …

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In Sweden, Coronavirus Infections and Calls for a Lockdown Are Rising

In Sweden, Coronavirus Infections and Calls for a Lockdown Are Rising

In Sweden, Coronavirus Infections and Calls for a Lockdown Are Rising In Sweden, Coronavirus Infections and Calls for a Lockdown Are Rising Sweden has been an outlier in the global pandemic: It eschewed lockdowns and kept restaurants, bars, schools, movie theaters and gyms mostly open. And while death rates were high compared to its Nordic neighbors, they were comparable to …

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Jobless Claims to Reveal the Toll of Rising Coronavirus Cases: Live Updates

A health care worker performed a nasal swab at a coronavirus testing site in Bloomington, Minn., last week. Economists fear that layoffs could begin to surge again.

Jobless Claims to Reveal the Toll of Rising Coronavirus Cases: Live Updates Jobless Claims to Reveal the Toll of Rising Coronavirus Cases: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: A health care worker performed a nasal swab at a coronavirus testing site in Bloomington, Minn., last week. Economists fear that layoffs could begin to surge again.Credit…Tim Gruber for The …

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Live Market Updates: Stocks Decline Amid Covid Restrictions and Rising Cases

Goods are piling up at some British ports, as trucks and rail have failed to keep up with companies trying to stockpile ahead of Brexit.

Live Market Updates: Stocks Decline Amid Covid Restrictions and Rising Cases Live Market Updates: Stocks Decline Amid Covid Restrictions and Rising Cases Here’s what you need to know: Goods are piling up at some British ports, as trucks and rail have failed to keep up with companies trying to stockpile ahead of Brexit.Credit…Andrew Testa for The New York Times Businesses …

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Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure CAIRO — Weeks after arresting three employees of one of Egypt’s last and best-known human rights groups, authorities have released the men, according to lawyers working with the group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. The three men — Gasser Abdel-Razek, the …

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As Brazil’s Covid Crisis Eases, Bolsonaro Sees Rising Popularity

As Brazil’s Covid Crisis Eases, Bolsonaro Sees Rising Popularity

As Brazil’s Covid Crisis Eases, Bolsonaro Sees Rising Popularity As Brazil’s Covid Crisis Eases, Bolsonaro Sees Rising Popularity RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro seemed to be on a political suicide mission during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in Brazil. As the daily death toll turned Brazil into one of the epicenters of the pandemic, he openly …

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Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces.

Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces.

Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces. Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces. In the spring, the pandemic hit Moscow particularly hard while mostly sparing provincial Russia. But infections are rising in several of the country’s far-flung regions, overwhelming hospitals and morgues. President Vladimir V. Putin, who has centralized political power during his long tenure, delegated to regional authorities …

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Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs The high cost of health care is persisting during the pandemic, even for people lucky enough to still have job-based insurance. The average annual cost of a health plan covering a family rose to $21,342 in 2020, according to the latest survey by the …

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China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration

China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration

China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration After rebuking a senior Czech lawmaker for visiting Taiwan this month, the Chinese foreign minister, Wang Yi, received an obscenity-laced public letter that punctuated just how far China’s standing in Europe has fallen. “You should be ashamed,” another …

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U.S. Official Visits Taiwan Amid Rising Tensions With China

U.S. Official Visits Taiwan Amid Rising Tensions With China

U.S. Official Visits Taiwan Amid Rising Tensions With China U.S. Official Visits Taiwan Amid Rising Tensions With China TAIPEI, Taiwan — A senior U.S. envoy arrived in Taiwan on Thursday to attend a memorial service for former President Lee Teng-hui, in the Trump administration’s latest move to bolster its support of the island in defiance of threats from Beijing. The …

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