The increase was about 100,000 more than expected and unemployment dipped to 3.5%. The labor market appears resilient, but fears are growing that the coronavirus will take a toll on the economy.
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From online classes to warnings against xenophobia — and at least one "COVID-cat" — here's how schools are coping with the global health crisis.
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Warren occupied an awkward place in the field. She was popular enough to draw those big, loud crowds but wasn't able to mount a serious challenge to the front-runners.
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders acknowledged this week that the young voters he'd been counting on to boost his candidacy had not shown up at the polls in the strong numbers that he had hoped for.
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Eight states and Washington, D.C., have paid family leave programs funded through payroll taxes. But a similar bill in blue-state Colorado is being watered down.
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The case of Nathaniel Woods garnered national attention, including from Martin Luther King III, the son of the late civil rights leader, who was among those who fought to block the execution.
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MIT Technology Review: “In the unprecedented outbreak of a new coronavirus sweeping the world, the germ’s genetic material may ultimately tell the story not just of where it came from, but of how it spread and how efforts to contain it failed.By tracking mutations to the virus as it spreads, scientists are creating a family tree in nearly real time, which they say can help pinpoint how the infection is hopping between countries. When scientists in Brazil confirmed that country’s first case of coronavirus late in February, they were quick to sequence the germ’s genetic code and compare it with over 150 sequences already posted online, many from China. The patient, a 61-year-old from São Paulo, had traveled in Italy’s northern Lombardy region that month, so Italy was likely where he acquired the infection. But the sequence of his virus suggested a more complex story, linking his illness back to a sick passenger from China and an outbreak in Germany. As a virus spreads, it mutates, developing random changes in single genetic letters in its genome. By tracking those changes, scientists can trace its evolution and learn which cases are most closely related. The latest maps already show dozens of branching events.
The data is being tracked on a website called Nextstrain, an open-source effort to “harness the scientific and public health potential of pathogen genome data.” Because scientists are posting data so quickly, this is the first outbreak in which a germ’s evolution and spread have been tracked in so much detail, and almost in real time.
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Dimon, 63, who is the longest-serving head of a major U.S. bank, experienced "an acute aortic dissection" and underwent surgery to repair it Thursday morning, a JPMorgan memo said.
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"We have been actively preparing for this situation over the last several weeks across all levels of government," Gov. Larry Hogan said on Thursday.
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At a town hall Thursday evening, he contradicted health officials' advice to avoid the traditional greeting.
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Two days after Ronan Farrow announced he "can't work with" Hachette Book Group after its acquisition of Woody Allen's memoir, employees of the publishing house walked out in protest as well.
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