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How to weigh the risk of going out in the coronavirus pandemic, in one chart

Amanda Northrop/Vox There’s a lot of uncertainty and anxiety about going out during a pandemic. ...

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8 ways to go out and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic

People practice social distancing at Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on May 19. | Lokman ...

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How California went from a coronavirus success story to a worrying new hot spot

A mural by artist Pony Wave depicts two people kissing while wearing face masks on ...

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Trump is going all in on divisive culture wars. That might not work this time.

US President Donald Trump arrives for the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore in South ...

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The Supreme Court decides not to make the Electoral College even worse

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Elena Kagan attend the State of the Union address ...

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Sen. Tim Scott on race, police reform, and why ending qualified immunity is a nonstarter for the GOP

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) (2nd L) is joined by (from left) Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

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What the police really believe

Police officers line up by the AFL-CIO building during a stand-off between law enforcement officers ...

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Congress’s Covid-19 rescue plan was bigger than the New Deal. It’s about to end.

The CARES Act, the massive economic rescue legislation which sent stimulus checks to people whose ...

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Business

Coronavirus stimulus money will be wasted on fossil fuels

Low gas prices in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, on March 30. | Derek Davis/Portland Press ...

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Getting unemployment has been a nightmare for millions of people across the country

Pedestrians walk past closed shops along Lexington Avenue in New York City on April 7. ...

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How to apply for unemployment benefits if you’re a freelancer or self-employed

A driver wears a face mask and gloves as Uber and Lyft drivers with Rideshare ...

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Georgia’s unusual unemployment benefits rule lets some workers fall through the cracks

In Georgia, employers, not employees, must file for unemployment every week for workers who have ...

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How to get the coronavirus unemployment benefits, explained

Amanda Northrop/Vox Vox answers your questions about new US unemployment benefits. Millions of newly laid-off ...

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Poll: Most freelance workers still haven’t gotten unemployment or government loans

Amanda Fraedas, a food delivery gig worker, carries an order out of El Jefe’s Taqueria ...

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A Democratic plan to stretch expanded unemployment insurance through December

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) speaks at a press conference featuring House Democrats at the US ...

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Coronavirus stimulus money will be wasted on fossil fuels

Low gas prices in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, on March 30. | Derek Davis/Portland Press ...

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Sports

Tokyo 2021? The decision to postpone the Summer Olympics, explained.

The Olympic rings in Tokyo’s Odaiba district on March 23, 2020. The International Olympic Committee ...

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Space Jam is kind of visionary

Space Jam was truly a product of its time — and maybe a harbinger of ...

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The Last Dance is just okay. But it’s a great reminder of why we need sports.

Michael Jordan is the focus of The Last Dance, but its story is much bigger ...

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The NBA might be returning this summer — in Disney World

Miami Heat fan Ricardo Ballester cheers on his team against the New Jersey Nets during ...

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The NFL has a message for players who knelt: “We were wrong”

Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images The NFL just issued a statement saying ...

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College football players are taking a stand against racism — and taking a big risk

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz watches his team warm up before a Big Ten Conference ...

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Guardiola fears Aguero could miss rest of season with ‘painful’ knee injury ending Man City striker’s Golden Boot dreams

PEP GUARDIOLA fears Sergio Aguero’s season could be over after he limped off injured against ...

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Burnley’s airborne boneheads show why Black Lives Matter movement is completely relevant in Premier League football

DURING the Second World War, they had anti-aircraft guns to fire at men in planes ...

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