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4 things to know about the committee behind the Microsoft-TikTok deadline

Aug 4, 2020
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, has grown in influence over the years.
Trump has given the TikTok sale a deadline of Sept. 15.
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Could states run out of unemployment insurance funds?

Aug 3, 2020
Federal government loans are helping some states continue paying jobless benefits, and some still feel the effects of the Great Recession.
A view of the New York State Department of Labor.
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How meaningful are CEO pay cuts?

Jul 10, 2020
Since the COVID-19 crisis began, some executives have forgone their salaries. But that doesn't always mean they got paid that much less.
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Police departments have spent millions in overtime during protests

Jul 3, 2020
While activists call for redirecting police funding, overtime compensation can exceed cities' budgeted amounts. Sometimes officers are paid in comp time.
New York Police Department officers gather during a rally following the death of George Floyd on May 31, 2020, in New York City.
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Making it hard to get an abortion comes with a cost

Jun 29, 2020
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana abortion law. For many women, having the procedure already requires travel and substantial financial costs.
Antiabortion activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The court rejected a Louisiana abortion curb in a key victory for abortion rights activists.
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Who’s getting access to COVID-19 testing?

Jun 24, 2020
Different areas of the U.S. have ramped up testing, but it’s not enough.
Workers wearing personal protective equipment host drive-thru testing for the COVID-19 in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
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Why Target is raising its minimum wage to $15

Jun 17, 2020
The retail giant is boosting its minimum wage $2 per hour, accelerating planned increases. The move may reflect current crises in America as well as expectations of a strong economy.
A view of a Target store in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
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Why some millennials are spending more during the pandemic

Jun 15, 2020
Millennials who now work at home are spending $208 more each month on average, a survey shows. Groceries accounted for the biggest cost increase across generations.
During the COVID-19 crisis, grocery spending rose for all generational cohorts.
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