Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Companies’ job postings have fallen sharply. Layoffs are creeping up. And new data released Friday show that U.S. job creation has slowed to its lowest level in nearly a year and a half.
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Federal officials have spent the past year urging Americans to get booster shots to bolster their protection against the coronavirus, which wanes over time. The campaigns have lagged badly.
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Experts had long wondered whether “Girl With a Flute” was really one of the world’s few paintings by the Dutch master. The pandemic gave the museum a chance to investigate.
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