Apr 21, 2020

Some home health aides are on duty 24/7

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Plus: Oil's storage shortage, declining home sales and how we talk to each other on Venmo now.

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"How long do I plan to stay? As long as necessary." — a home health care worker in quarantine

Apr 21, 2020
There are more than 2 million home health care workers in the U.S. trying to help the elderly and people with disabilities during COVID-19.
Some home health aides are quarantining with their clients.
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Airlines face their 'darkest time' because of COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020
The government has started aid payments to airlines, but it will only keep them going for so long.
Demand for air travel has taken a nosedive amid the coronavirus lockdown.
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Beach towns to tourists: we love you, but stay home

Apr 21, 2020
Beach towns that normally rely on tourism are hurting during the COVID-19 shutdown.
A beautiful stretch of Key West, Florida, seacoast is almost empty of visitors.
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Home sales fell in March, but don't expect bargain prices

Apr 21, 2020
Analysts say last month's slowdown is just the beginning.
Home sales are down during COVID-19, but prices aren't.
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Venmo emoji use is changing in the coronavirus economy

Apr 21, 2020
The payment app's public transactions reveal consumer spending habits during COVID-19 restrictions.
Recent mask emoji usage has grown by 2000% compared to March 2017, according to Quartz's analysis of Venmo data.
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Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer