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The U.S. economy meltdown has exposed the vulnerability of millions of undocumented workers, who are disproportionately employed in industries undergoing mass layoffs and high-risk jobs that keep society running while Americans stay home.

A Michigan congresswoman, a guy in line in China and a global scramble to find N95 masks

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Trump blocks Fauci from answering question about unproven drug

The president has been at odds with his top medical expert in the past but has never shut him down so publicly before, intervening to keep him from answering.

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Trump’s virus commentary bolsters attack ads questioning fitness to lead

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Two members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission voiced their concerns in a letter to the leaders of the state’s legislature before Tuesday’s election.

The young and eventful Senate career of wealthy Georgia businesswoman Kelly Loeffler

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The concept of supply and demand loomed large in most of their answers.
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