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Colleges worry about loss of foreign student cash and skills with visa decision

Jul 7, 2020
International students are being given the option to transfer to a university that is holding in-person classes.
Georgetown University, above, is one of the U.S. colleges planning on offering hybrid classes in the fall — some in-person and some online.
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TV writers set to get more royalties from streaming services

Jul 6, 2020
A tentative new Writers Guild contract deals with the thorny issue of residuals from streamed content.
David A. Goodman, president of the Writers Guild of America West, speaks during the organization's 2020 awards presentation.
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The days of free, unlimited data may be coming to an end for some internet users

Jul 6, 2020
During the pandemic, some internet providers have been offering service for free and waiving late fees.
During the pandemic, the internet has provided a vital service for people to file for unemployment, or take online classes or order deliveries.
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Cord-cutting options are getting closer to cable TV prices

Jul 3, 2020
YouTube TV now costs $65 a month, almost double its launch price just a few years ago.
The key feature for services like YouTube TV and FuboTV is live sports.
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Pandemic death toll may have been undercounted, researchers say

Jul 2, 2020
Researchers found that 28% more deaths may have been related to COVID-19.
Medical personnel at Brooklyn Hospital Center move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck in April.
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As summer begins, ban on U.S. travel to EU nations is an economic blow

Jul 1, 2020
The transatlantic market is profitable for airlines, and it's a boon to other travel-related businesses.
EU nations will not open their borders to U.S. travelers. What does that mean for the American travel industry?
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With July rents due, renters brace for evictions

Jun 30, 2020
According to the Urban Institute, nearly 20% of people who rent did not pay in June.
Many renters rights organizations are saying that government needs to step in, and help both renters and landlords stay afloat.
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How to stay on the air for half a century? Ask "The Young and the Restless"

Jun 25, 2020
Soap operas are more expensive to make than other daytime TV, but still get more viewers than talk shows.
Melissa Claire Egan and Joshua Morrow
star in "The Young and the Restless".
Howard Wise for JPI Studios.

H-1B visa freeze might hurt rural areas in need of doctors

Jun 23, 2020
In America, around 28% of doctors, 35% of home aides and 20% of nursing assistants are foreign born.
A man has his pulse checked at a Remote Area Medical mobile clinic.
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Will TV cop dramas adapt amid calls to defund police?

Jun 23, 2020
Some critics say the entire genre needs a serious overhaul because of the way it glosses over police brutality.
Snoop Dogg and Mariska Hargitay in a 2019 episode of "Law & Order: SVU."
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