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The Latest U.S. Blow To China’s Huawei Could Knock Out Its Global 5G Plans

The Trump administration issued tough export rules this month, which analysts say could spell a death knell for Huawei’s worldwide mobile network ambitions. Wang Zhao/AFP…

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To Lure Back Tourists, Cyprus Says It Will Cover Costs If They Contract COVID-19

Hoping to draw tourists to Cyprus this summer, officials cite the “open-air lifestyle, abundance of personal space” and clean air. Here, rows of beach umbrellas…

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Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

A driver picks up a package while making deliveries for Amazon in Costa Mesa, Calif., on March 23. Amazon is offering to permanent jobs for…

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40.8 Million Out Of Work In The Past 10 Weeks, 26% Of Labor Force

A Seattle barber shop remains closed because of the coronavirus outbreak on May 19. Last week, an additional 2.1 million people filed for unemployment benefits…

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‘Feels Very Anticlimatic’: Seniors Reflect On Ending High School Amid The Pandemic

Loading… Prom portraits are often windows into the past, capturing a moment in time with a special person, or friends you’ve lost touch with. It’s…

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COVID-19 Has Killed Close To 300 U.S. Health Care Workers, New Data From CDC Shows

Registered nurses and healthcare workers at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif., protested in April what they said was a lack of personal protective…

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Coronavirus Testing Machines Are Latest Bottleneck In Troubled Supply Chain

Coronavirus testing in the U.S. has run into a number of snags, from a lack of nasal swabs to not enough chemicals needed to run…

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Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, listens during a coronavirus briefing with health insurers at the White House on March 10….

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Trump Environmental Rollbacks Roll On Despite Pandemic. Opponents Cry Foul

Do public hearings over Zoom unfairly suppress opponents’ comments, or allow even more people to engage? That’s just one point of dispute as the Trump…

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With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

A 2019 naturalization ceremony in Lowell, Mass. The pandemic has put such ceremonies on hold in an election year when many new citizens vote for…

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