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A worker restocks sodas at a Hispanic specialty supermarket in Los Angeles on March 19. Nationally, sales of soft drinks were up 43% that week, compared with the same week in 2019.
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A Delta Air Lines jet taxis past Southwest Airlines jets to be parked with a growing number of jets at Southern California Logistics Airport on Tuesday in Victorville, Calif. Airlines around the world are scrambling to find places to park planes.
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The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits they wouldn't normally qualify for.
A truck leaves the highway at the Hefner Road exit of I-35 in Oklahoma City on March 20. Truckers say that the impact from the coronavirus is twofold: Some have more loads now because of shortages, while others say that their customers are not ordering and have cut their runs down.
President Trump signs the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on Friday.
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Empty parking lots surround an Amazon distribution center in Shepherdsville, Ky., that has been closed for cleaning after several employees tested positive for COVID-19.
A "closed" sign is posted at the entrance of a New York State Department of Labor office in Brooklyn. With millions of people filing for unemployment benefits, state employment agencies have been overwhelmed around the country.
Professor Robert Kelly, his wife, Kim Jung-A, and their children Marion and James spoke to the BBC about the challenge of balancing work and family life during the coronavirus crisis.
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