Where job losses are most concentrated
Jun 5, 2020

Where job losses are most concentrated

This week, the Labor Department listed the cities that have been hardest hit by layoffs. The president has a new executive order, allowing federal agencies to bypass some environmental laws. What drives theft and vandalism during protests?

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Cities that rely heavily on tourism hit hardest by COVID-19 job losses

Jun 5, 2020
April figures show communities that rely on manufacturing are also hurt by job losses, but they may see improvement more quickly.
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Trump signs executive order allowing federal agencies to bypass environmental laws

Analysts say there's no question this executive order will be challenged in court.
The president says we need to speed up environmental reviews for big infrastructure projects.
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What makes people want to smash windows or destroy property?

Jun 5, 2020
Researchers say underlying factors, such as people's relationships with police and with communities, can contribute to destructive behavior in the midst of unrest.
A member of the Pennsylvania National Guard outside a boarded Target store in Philadelphia Wednesday.
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