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What college seniors are losing in their last semester because of COVID-19

May 13, 2020
College seniors are faced with ending the biggest chapter of their lives so far and looking for a job during a global pandemic and record unemployment.
College seniors are graduating during an unprecedented time for the U.S. economy and job market.
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Is takeout food safe during COVID-19?

Apr 2, 2020
As more states issue restrictions on restaurants, here’s how to support local businesses while keeping you, your family and the restaurant workers safe and healthy during COVID-19.
An employee at a San Francisco restaurant hands a takeout order to a customer through a window on April 1.
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Ben Bernanke on COVID-19 downturn: "With help from the Federal Reserve and from the Treasury, I'm not really expecting a major financial crisis."

Mar 23, 2020
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed has to do what it can to limit the damage caused by the coronavirus.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the current downturn is "a different problem with different solutions."
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The "Last Great Race on Earth" requires a lot of cash and commitment

Mar 6, 2020
With an entry fee of $4,000 and a guaranteed win of $1,049, racing in the Iditarod requires a lot of cash and commitment.
The annual Iditarod is a 1,000-mile sled dog race in Alaska.
Iditarod.com/Julie Schroder

In COVID-19 outbreak, IMF urges coordinated action

Mar 5, 2020
The IMF had a call with 189 member countries Tuesday to discuss a coordinated response to COVID-19.
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank Group President David Malpass bump elbows instead of shaking hands at a press briefing on COVID-19 in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 2020.
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Witchcraft goes mainstream, and becomes big business

Feb 14, 2020
As spellwork, crystals, tarot and psychic readings rise in popularity, they have spawned a $2 billion industry in the U.S.
The occult — like fortune telling — has become mainstream culture in the U.S.
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Music’s biggest night, by the numbers

Jan 24, 2020
You may not be surprised to learn Beyoncé is the most nominated woman ever.
Beyoncé poses with her Grammy wins at the 59th Grammy Awards in 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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Is the U.S. economy rigged?

According to a new survey from Pew Research Center, seven in 10 Americans think the economic system favors the powerful.
The Occupy Wall Street movement, one of the biggest recent protests against economic inequality in the U.S.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Selling Christmas all year long

Dec 19, 2019
How do you keep a store with a long off season in business? Make it more than a place to shop.
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland says it gets 2 million visitors a year.
Courtesy of Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

Candy corn's agricultural past

Oct 30, 2019
Whether you love it or hate it, candy corn is synonymous with Halloween. We take a dive into the triangular, tri-colored candy's history.
Brach's produces about 7 billion pieces of candy corn each year.
Courtesy of Brach's