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Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles “I don’t understand how a senator can go home and not have delivered supercharged unemployment along the lines we’re talking about,” said Senator Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon, who introduced legislation on Wednesday that would allow expanded unemployment …

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Advertiser Exodus Snowballs as Facebook Struggles to Ease Concerns

Advertiser Exodus Snowballs as Facebook Struggles to Ease Concerns

Advertiser Exodus Snowballs as Facebook Struggles to Ease Concerns Advertiser Exodus Snowballs as Facebook Struggles to Ease Concerns The company’s executives continued the campaign on Tuesday morning with another video meeting with advertisers, followed by separate sessions with ad holding companies. At the meeting, Facebook’s marketing chief, Carolyn Everson, public policy director, Neil Potts, and vice president for integrity, Guy …

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As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice LONDON — After a week when protesters battled with police outside his residence, spray-painted “racist” on a memorial to Winston Churchill and dumped the statue of a 17th-century slave trader into Bristol harbor, Prime Minister Boris Johnson knew he was …

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Brazil, Once a Model, Struggles to Contain Virus Amid Political Turmoil

Brazil, Once a Model, Struggles to Contain Virus Amid Political Turmoil

Brazil, Once a Model, Struggles to Contain Virus Amid Political Turmoil Brazil, Once a Model, Struggles to Contain Virus Amid Political Turmoil Thronged banks. Packed subway cars. Buses full of President Jair Bolsonaro’s fervent supporters, heading to rallies that call on Brazilians to brush aside stay-at-home orders from mayors and governors and instead follow the president’s directive to get back …

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Coco Gauff’s Emotional Struggles: What Her Parents Saw

Coco Gauff’s Emotional Struggles: What Her Parents Saw

After losing in the first round of the Australian Open girls’ event, Gauff took a break from the junior circuit during the first half of 2018, and Corey Gauff, a former college basketball player, said he also toned down his coaching. “I still like the command control style, where I say, ‘Jump,’ and you say, ‘How high?’ But that doesn’t …

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A Tiny Hospital Struggles to Treat a Burst of Coronavirus Patients

A Tiny Hospital Struggles to Treat a Burst of Coronavirus Patients

“How do you explain it to family who can’t even be at the bedside and see how sick they are,” Dr. Wah said, “or say their goodbyes before their loved one gets shipped off to, literally, another state?” Tom Wilson, a retired paramedic, got the news that his wife, Willa, 65, would be transferred to Christ Hospital in Cincinnati just …

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Virus Throws Millions More Out of Work, and Washington Struggles to Keep Pace

Virus Throws Millions More Out of Work, and Washington Struggles to Keep Pace

WASHINGTON — When the federal government began rushing trillions of dollars of assistance to Americans crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, the hope was that some of the aid would allow businesses to keep workers on the payroll and cushion employees against job losses. But so far, a staggering number of Americans — more than 16 million — have lost their …

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