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Hawaiian Airlines jets outside Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii has seen a more than 90% reduction in the number of air travelers arriving since the start of the pandemic. Ryan Finnerty/Hawaii Public Radio hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Facing Economic Devastation, Hawaii Attempts To Revive Tourism

The tourist economy in Hawaii has been decimated by the pandemic, with 1 in 6 people there unemployed. Now, the state hopes new traveler testing protocols will help bring visitors back to its beaches.

Joyce Chen, an associate professor of development economics at Ohio State University, has had to put her research on hold this year to oversee her children's virtual schooling. Chen is also teaching virtually this fall. Jessica Phelps for NPR hide caption

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Even The Most Successful Women Pay A Big Price In Pandemic

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The Tampa Bay Rays practice at Globe Life Field with the roof open as the team prepares for Tuesday's World Series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Arlington, Texas. First pitch for Game 1 is at 8:09 p.m. ET. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Game On! The World Series Begins Between The L.A. Dodgers And Tampa Bay Rays

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Baseball Theme Vince Guaraldi
Romancecar New Jackson
Magic Love Bent
Young Lion Vampire Weekend
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A health care worker prepares to screen people for the coronavirus at a testing site in Landover, Md., in March. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care Workers Ask Therapist: 'Why Aren't More People Taking This Seriously?'

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Chess Anders Eljas & London Symphony Orchestra
Full Star Dan The Automator
Flying High on Borrowed Wings Sven Van Hees
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Living In Harm's Way: Why Most Flood Risk Is Not Disclosed

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Adios Ayer Jose Padilla
Fools Gold The Stone Roses
Frank's Song Coconut Records & Woody Jackson
French Letter J Walk

COVID-19 mortality rates are going down, according to studies of two large hospital systems, partly thanks to improvements in treatment. Here, clinicians care for a patient in July at an El Centro, Calif., hospital. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates

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Between Spheres Volsky

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Facing Economic Devastation, Hawaii Attempts To Revive Tourism

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Never Dance Alone Crooked Colours
Harvard Diet Cig

Jason Flom is the CEO of Lava Records, a board member of The Innocence Project and host of the podcast Wrongful Conviction. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival hide caption

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Jason Flom, The Music Executive With An Ear For Injustice

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I'm Not in Love Talking Heads

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