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A man copies phone numbers posted on the locked doors of a Georgia Department of Labor office in in Norcross, Ga. Millennials are facing the second — or even third — economic downturn of their adult lives. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Here We Go Again: Millennials Are Staring At Yet Another Recession

The coronavirus recession is the second — or even third — economic downturn of millennials' adult lives. That could mean reduced wages for life.

NPR reviewed a database of thousands of contracting actions connected to the COVID-19 public health crisis and identified more than 250 companies that got federal contracts worth more than $1 million without going through a fully competitive bidding process. diane555/Getty Images hide caption

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Feds Spend Billions On COVID-19 Contracts, Often Without Fully Competitive Bidding

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CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) talks to employees in Washington, D.C., in 2015. In recent days, Glassman and his company had come under fire over his comments about the Black Lives Matter movement. Linda Davidson/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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CrossFit CEO Steps Down After His Racial Remarks Led Reebok, Others To Cut Ties

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Cell culture operators prepare a 2000-liter single-use bioreactor to produce proteins used to make vaccines. Philip Taciak/Emergent Biosolutions hide caption

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Vaccine Makers Hedge Bets On Which One Will Emerge As Effective And Safe

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A man copies phone numbers posted on the locked doors of a Georgia Department of Labor office in in Norcross, Ga. Millennials are facing the second — or even third — economic downturn of their adult lives. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Here We Go Again: Millennials Are Staring At Yet Another Recession

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President Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials on Monday, at the White House. Seated with Trump are Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (left) and Patrick Yoes, national president of the Fraternal Order of Police. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Fraternal Order Of Police President: 'We All Agree That We Need To Have Some Reform'

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