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A person cleans a table in an outdoor tented dining area of a restaurant in Sacramento, Calif., on Nov. 19. Job growth slowed sharply in November as relief aid is due to expire at the end of the year.
Former Google AI research scientist Timnit Gebru, shown in September 2018, says she was abruptly fired from the tech giant after a dispute involving a research paper.
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Patio tables are empty at a diner this week in West Hollywood, Calif., after Los Angeles County banned outdoor dining amid the pandemic. The struggles of restaurants and retailers are expected to have led to sharply slower job growth last month.
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Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's minister of energy, chairs a virtual Group of 20 ministers meeting in April. The Saudi-led OPEC cartel decided to boost production modestly amid considerable uncertainty about the global economy.
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Jimmy Lai, publisher of the China-skeptic Apple Daily newspaper, is seen in custody in Hong Kong on Thursday. Charged with fraud, he can expect to be in custody until at least April 16, when his case will be heard next.
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All health plans sold on HealthCare.Gov or one of state insurance exchanges are governed by Affordable Care Act rules. That means they have to provide comprehensive benefits to all applicants, regardless of their health or "preexisting conditions." But short-term plans and many others aren't bound by such restrictions.
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Losing unemployment insurance can lead to serious health problems for those affected, according to new research. And it may result in deaths that are not directly from the coronavirus.
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Google has been rocked by activism among employees who have grown increasingly critical of the company in recent years over issues ranging from sexual harassment to contracts with the U.S. government.
San Francisco-based Hamish McKenzie, Chris Best and Jairaj Sethi are the co-founders of the email newsletter platform Substack, which has seen its active writers more than double since the start of the pandemic.
A lab technician for the company Co-Diagnostics prepares components for a coronavirus test in March in Salt Lake City. The company has come under scrutiny regarding its tests' accuracy and stock sales by leadership at the company.
Headaches, lung issues and ongoing, debilitating fatigue are just a few of the symptoms plaguing some "long hauler" COVID-19 patients for months or more after the initial fever and acute symptoms recede.
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President Trump tweeted late Tuesday that he is considering vetoing the must-pass defense authorization bill unless Congress approves changes to the legal shield that protects tech companies from liability from third-party content.
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An Exxon station in Hicksville, N.Y., in March. Exxon Mobil Corp. announced up to $20 billion in write-downs of natural gas assets, the biggest such action ever by the company.
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