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States scrambling with Medicaid enrollments climbing

Nov 30, 2020
Will a surge in enrollments prompted by the pandemic mean cuts to benefits?
Medical workers walk outside of a special coronavirus intake area at hospital in Brooklyn earlier this year.
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How this independent movie theater reopened for in-person screenings

Nov 30, 2020
Individual donations and corporate philanthropy have helped the Belcourt’s bottom line.
Seats roped off for social distancing inside one of the Belcourt Theatre’s screening rooms in Nashville.
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Risk of getting COVID at the grocery store is higher in low-income neighborhoods

Nov 30, 2020
In part because they're more crowded and people stay longer, researchers found.
A bodega worker restocks produce in Brooklyn earlier this year.
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Moderna asking U.S., European regulators to OK vaccine

Nov 30, 2020
Moderna is just behind Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech in seeking to begin vaccinations in the U.S. in December.
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Zoom's fate tied to future of remote work

Nov 30, 2020
The company could face headwinds once COVID-19 restrictions are reduced.
A cat takes part in a Zoom call in Milan, Italy, this May.
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Pandemic remittances have rebounded. Can that last?

Nov 30, 2020
Immigrants from Mexico and the Dominican Republic have been sending more money home than they were before the pandemic.
A woman waits outside a Western Union office in Havana, Cuba, on Oct. 28, 2020.
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Biden prioritizes ambitious pandemic response plan

Nov 30, 2020
Biden can change things like messaging from day one in the White House. But other action will require Congress.
President-elect Joe Biden listens to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris make a statement at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware, on Nov. 16, 2020.
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Why is the new NBA season starting so soon after the last one?

Nov 27, 2020
It's a simple matter of at least $500 million.
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a 3-pointer against the Miami Heat during the 2020 NBA Finals in the "bubble" on Sept. 30.
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Holiday surge in e-commerce could cause delivery crunch

Nov 27, 2020
It won't be as bad as early in the pandemic, but shoppers should plan ahead.
A postal worker loads packages into a mail truck outside a USPS center in Los Angeles, California, in August.
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