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What’s holding up more coronavirus relief?

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Despite having a bill, Senate Republicans themselves remain divided on issues of spending and policy. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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COVID & Unemployment

The pros and cons of extending additional unemployment benefits

by Sabri Ben-Achour Jul 28, 2020
Money in jobless people's pockets can stimulate the economy, but longer unemployment payments could slow a recovery, experts say.
COVID-19

GOP relief bill would shield companies from COVID-19-related lawsuits

by Marielle Segarra Jul 28, 2020
The Republican bill includes some exceptions, like firms that act with gross negligence.
COVID-19

USDA pandemic food box program extended

by Justin Ho Jul 28, 2020
The USDA program is designed to help people facing food insecurity.
COVID-19

No mask? Behavioral scientists on how we make pandemic decisions.

by Scott Tong Jul 28, 2020
Public health professionals have been advocating for masks for months, yet pockets of stiff resistance remain.
My Economy

Shifting the Black hair care industry back into Black hands

by Alli Fam Jul 28, 2020
Maggie Anderson has dedicated herself to Black economic empowerment by buying from Black-owned businesses. But it isn't easy.

Oprah Magazine the latest women's title to put regular print edition to bed

by Erika Beras Jul 28, 2020
The glossies have been struggling as fashion, culture and readers change.
COVID-19

Millions of Americans face stigma of moving back in with their parents

by Jasmine Garsd Jul 28, 2020
As the economy struggles, the meaning of "growing up" seems to be shifting. But the trend of adults living with parents started before the pandemic.

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