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A man passes by a closed restaurant in New York City's Chinatown on Aug. 10, 2020. The unemployment rate for Asian Americans has surged amid the pandemic, a trend that has been overlooked amid the widespread economic misery. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

'Overlooked': Asian American Jobless Rate Surges But Few Take Notice

Asian Americans have traditionally enjoyed some of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. But the pandemic is taking a heavy toll - and Trump's blaming China isn't helping.

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California State University, Fresno, President Joseph I. Castro waves to the crowd before an NCAA college football game against BYU in Fresno, Calif. on Nov. 4, 2017. Castro has been chosen as the chancellor of the California State University, becoming the first person of color to lead the nation's largest four-year public university system. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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CSU Chancellor-Select Reflects On How COVID-19 Will Effect His New Role

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Iroquois Nationals player Lyle Thompson (right), at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in 2015, said of the exclusion: "It was a disappointment and sort of boiled my blood." Scott McCall/One Bowl Productions hide caption

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Ireland Lacrosse Bows Out Of 2022 World Games So Iroquois Nationals Can Play

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For One Night Only Enemies
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A new wave of rapid coronavirus tests has entered the market with the potential to greatly expand screening for the virus. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Can The U.S. Use Its Growing Supply Of Rapid Tests To Stop The Virus?

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So far, few deepfakes have been used this political season. It's not because they aren't a potential threat, but because simpler deceptive tactics are still effective at spreading misinformation. amtitus/Digital Vision Vectors/Getty Images hide caption

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Where Are The Deepfakes In This Presidential Election?

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Meghan Hicks sets the Fastest Known Record for Colorado's Nolan's 14 route. Eszter Horanyi /courtesy hide caption

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With Races Canceled, Runners Take To The Trails To Set Records

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Waters of March Susannah McCorkle
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Doris "Dorie" Miller, U.S. Navy mess attendant 2nd class, became one of the first American heroes of World War II for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. Navy/National Archives hide caption

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A Military 1st: A Supercarrier Is Named After An African American Sailor

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Midnight Terence Blanchard
See Me As I Am Terence Blanchard
Texas in My Rear View Mirror Mac Davis
Sweet Acceptance Lynn Patrick
Fire Mountain Lynn Patrick

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'Overlooked': Asian American Jobless Rate Surges But Few Take Notice

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Mulled Wine Freddie Joachim
Runaway Freddie Joachim
Timepiece Trace Bundy
Joy & Sorrow Trace Bundy
Sally Goodin Jason Romero & Pharis Romero

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at the Sioux Falls city hall building in June 2020. The state's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are rising, but Noem has said they are in good shape. Stephen Groves/AP hide caption

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Some Governors Resist Lockdowns, Mask Mandates

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