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'Devastated': As Layoffs Keep Coming, Hopes Fade That Jobs Will Return Quickly

Applications for jobless benefits are up again. "What we're seeing now is that lots more people who are unemployed are going to be unemployed for a longer period of time," economist Nick Bunker says.

Raw Life The Foreign Exchange
The Answer The Foreign Exchange
Truth Balmorhea
March 4, 1831 Balmorhea
Lonesome Dreams Lord Huron

United Airlines says it plans to furlough up to 36,000 employees as the pandemic continues to batter the travel industry and much of the economy. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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'Devastated': As Layoffs Keep Coming, Hopes Fade That Jobs Will Return Quickly

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Magic Smoke Out Caves of Steel
Summer Hit & Run Caves of Steel

Afghan Taliban militants and villagers celebrate a peace deal and victory in March. News reports allege Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops. Russia accuses U.S. intelligence of leaking the story to scuttle the peace process. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russia Denies Allegations It Paid Militants To Kill U.S. Troops As 'Nonsense'

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It Doesn't Melt Quite Like It Used To Bluereso
Bones Bluereso
Hatred Rufus Wainwright
Autumn Leaves Brennan Villines

Armando Negron and Bellaliz Gonzalez were recovery workers in Midland, Mich., after two dam collapses flooded the area. Armando Negron and Bellaliz Gonzalez hide caption

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Armando Negron and Bellaliz Gonzalez

'We Were Treated Worse Than Animals': Disaster Recovery Workers Confront COVID-19

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Dunes Oldtwig feat. Lime Kain
Wild Coast Oldtwig
Remnant ambinate
Undertow ambinate
Scheme STS9

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders take part in a Democratic primary debate on March 15. After Biden wrapped up the presidential nomination, the two formed joint task forces to formulate policy recommendations on six big issues. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Task Forces Deliver Biden A Blueprint For A Progressive Presidency

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A life-sized dinosaur family wearing masks bursts from the walls of The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the largest children's museum in the world. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis hide caption

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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

So Much For 'Please Touch,' After COVID-19, Kids' Museums Will Be Less Hands-On

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Inner Monologue (Instrumental) Michita
Winding Snake Portico Quartet
We Welcome Tomorrow Portico Quartet
Nandodemo (Instrumental) Michita
Still Sound Toro y Moi

School buses sit idle in a Seattle bus yard. On July 2, Seattle Public Schools announced it is planning to resume some in-person learning in the new school year. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say

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