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Why continuing claims matter
U.S. continuing claims for unemployment rose back to 17 million in the week ending July 18. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and George Washington economist Tara Sinclair explain what the rise says about where we are in the economic cycle.
Slowing inflation isn't as dangerous as prices dropping for a long period of time. But it's important to keep disinflation in check.
Historically marginalized workers are overrepresented among public employees, and many could be laid off.
Some choose to quit due to health concerns rather than go back into the classroom.
The league wants to keep players happy while quarantined. The athletes feel empowered to make an impact.
Medical appointments via phone and video have boomed for everything from physical therapy to counseling, even in rural states.
The director trained his lens on the people of Paradise, California, whose lives were transformed after their town was ravaged by fire.