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The virtual happy hour has taken on huge importance at a time when life is otherwise in lockdown. Workers are learning a lot more about their colleagues in the process.
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Batches of 8 million protective masks are unloaded from a Lufthansa airplane at the Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich on Tuesday after arriving from Shanghai.
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Millions of jobs have been lost as businesses keep their doors closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Working women have been hit hardest, accounting for nearly 60% of the early job cuts.
Julia Hansen says her lender, Freedom Mortgage, told her that to get federally mandated help, she'd have to make an $8,000 payment in three months or "go into foreclosure."
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Small Business Administration chief Jovita Carranza speaks at the White House as President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on. Some small business owners are facing delays in applying for a new loan program.
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Tyson Foods says it has suspended operations at its pork plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa, pictured in February 2013, after more than two dozen workers got sick with COVID-19.
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A pedestrian strolls past a boutique in the North End neighborhood of Boston in late March after Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker ordered all nonessential businesses to close in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
A worker cleans along the Las Vegas Strip, which is nearly empty without the usual crowds as casinos and other businesses are shuttered during the coronavirus outbreak on March 31.
An empty corridor at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York last month. Social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus leaves little demand for flights.
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Customers wearing facial coverings at a Starbucks in Bangkok last month. In the U.S., the company is requiring employees to wear coverings starting Tuesday.
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The pandemic is keeping cars parked, which means fewer crashes — and big savings for auto insurers. Allstate and American Family Insurance have decided to return that extra cash to customers.
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