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With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. safe through physical distancing and other measures but advocates for laborers say protections are often not adequate.
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Klaus Teuber, creator of the popular board game Catan, with his son Benjamin Teuber, a managing director at Catan Inc. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the game's launch, the elder Teuber has released an autobiography, My Way to Catan.
Wilkin Soto works on a customer at the Castillo Barbershop, in Lawrence, Mass., on June 5. The pace of hiring has slowed from June, when employers added a record 4.8 million jobs.
Tony Potts, 69, a retiree from Ormond Beach, Fla., receives his first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot Tuesday as part of the company's phase three clinical trial.
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Now that the $600 in additional weekly unemployment benefits has expired for Sandy Villatoro, she's not sure how she and her husband will support their family in the coming months.
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The extra $600-a-week unemployment benefit has kept jobless people from plummeting into further debt and has allowed for sustained spending, a boon for the struggling economy.
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Facebook said the president's claims violated its coronavirus misinformation policy, in a rare departure from the social network's largely hands-off approach to politicians.
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Stimulus checks are prepared on May 8, 2008, in Philadelphia. In 2020, stimulus checks again went to many Americans, this time during the pandemic's economic fallout. Some of that money went to thousands of foreign workers not eligible to receive the funds.
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Farmers work during a harvest in Jutland, Denmark. People keep worrying about food shortages. Some economists say the fears actually create their own problems.
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Twenty lawsuits have been combined into a unified federal legal action against short-form video app TikTok over allegedly harvesting data from users and secretly sending the information to China.
Churches in the U.S. received billions of dollars as part of the Paycheck Protection Program. New coronavirus relief legislation would likely include additional money available to houses of worship.