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The Minnesota Freedom Fund raises donations to bail out protesters

May 29, 2020
The organization has been fighting against the concept of cash bail.
A memorial is left for George Floyd, a black Minneapolis man who died on Monday after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on his neck.
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University of California tests the fate of the SAT and ACT

May 22, 2020
The UC system, one of the SAT's largest source of customers, is phasing out the exams. How will that change the business of standardized tests?
Students walk near Royce Hall on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Why stores are saying "hero bonus" instead of "hazard pay"

May 22, 2020
Companies like Kroger and McDonald’s have been using terms of gratitude to describe extra pay for hazardous duty.
A supermarket employee stands behind a cash register with a superhero cloak during quarantine.
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Senators question Mnuchin, Powell on management of COVID-19 relief

May 19, 2020
Senators brought up issues they've seen with the government's small business loan program.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a press briefing in early March.
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The view of an empty mall in Columbus, Ohio.
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Hazard pay ends soon at Amazon and other major companies

May 14, 2020
Amazon employees will start receiving their normal pay rates in June.
Workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse on strike in March.
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What options do I have if I’ve lost my health insurance?

May 13, 2020
Millions of Americans are now uninsured after getting laid off.
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Can buffets survive the COVID-19 pandemic?

May 13, 2020
The buffet chain Souplantation has shut down, while Round Table Pizza’s parent company says its salad bar might not return after the crisis.
The way buffets operate may change permanently because of the COVID-19 crisis.

U.S. economy loses 20.5 million jobs, unemployment rate rises to 14.7%

May 8, 2020
Since the crisis started, more than 33 million people have filed for unemployment.
A view of a closed business in New York City.
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The Supreme Court has heard oral arguments surrounding the constitutionality of robocalls.
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