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On Sunday, visitors strolled the pier at Coney Island beach. New York state parks reopened for the Memorial Day weekend at 50% capacity, and campgrounds were given the green light to reopen Monday. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Why Essential Workers Are Not Paid More After Their Jobs Got Risky

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Michigan Attorney General Comments On The Culture War Surrounding Stay-At-Home Orders

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Alabama opened public beaches on May 1. Gov. Kay Ivey is letting casinos, museums, zoos and amusement parks open Friday afternoon. Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Pandemic Leaves Italy With More Poverty, Spiraling Debt

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What Happened Today: Unemployment Keeps Rising, Economy Questions

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Launched during the Great Depression, the unemployment insurance system has seen unprecedented strain during the coronavirus crisis. Olivier Douliery AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

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Food Banks Say SNAP Is A Better Way To Get Food To People

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Coronavirus Update: Unemployment Numbers Keep Growing Across The U.S.

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President Trump Visits Michigan, Argues It's Time To Reopen The State

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Bartolomé Perez of Los Angeles has cooked at McDonald's for 30 years. He helped stage a walkout at his restaurant in April after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19. Courtesy of the Fight for $15 and a Union hide caption

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A woman looks at signs at a store in Niles, Ill., on May 13. Shutdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic have left tens of millions out of work. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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38.6 Million Have Filed For Unemployment Since March

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Coordinating The Reopening Of Neighboring Towns During Pandemic Proves Difficult

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Planned Parenthood Asked To Return Funds From Paycheck Protection Program

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