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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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Nofa Khudeda (left) and a neighbor in the village of Tel Qasab on the day Khudeda and her husband returned after six years in a camp for displaced Yazidis. Khudeda and her husband, Ali Edo, repaired and renovated the house, which had been looted by ISIS fighters and then militias that fought ISIS.
Former Google AI Research Scientist Timnit Gebru speaks here in September 2018. Gebru says she was abruptly fired from the tech giant after a dispute involving a research paper.
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A waitress in South Philadelphia watches a television briefing by Pennsylvania's health secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, on Nov. 17. Levine says a COVID-19 vaccine is "the light at the end of the tunnel," but says it will be months before it's available to the general public.
Federal lawmakers introduced an joint resolution that seeks "to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime" under the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
The thumbs-up Like logo on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Justice Dept. is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against U.S. workers in favor of temporary visa holders.
Kyle Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wis. A judge ruled there is enough probable cause in his case to proceed to trial.
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People getting the COVID-19 vaccine will receive a special vaccine card to record their doses, Operation Warp Speed officials say. Here, a Department of Health and Human Services employee holds a sample card.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, also general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, leads the fifth plenary session of the party's 19th Central Committee in October in Beijing. The U.S. State Department on Thursday tightened travel restrictions on members of the party and their families.
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