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Federal and state law enforcement are asking questions about Zoom's security and privacy policies, as millions flock to the videoconferencing service for meetings, classes and social gatherings.
In a <em>StoryCorps </em>conversation recorded in 2015, Chloe Longfellow, 32, remembers the grandmother who raised her and taught her to cook.
Mike Bloomberg's presidential bid didn't last long, but he promised staffers jobs through November. Now some who were abruptly laid off during a pandemic are detailing how they say they were misled.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the economy suffered a net loss of jobs as the coronavirus began to take hold in the country. The unemployment rate shot up to 4.4%.
Henry Paulson, who served during the 2008 financial crisis, says sending money rapidly to people and businesses will be the key to limiting damage to the economy.
The British government is under fire for only testing a tiny percentage of National Health Service staff as deaths from COVID-19 in the United Kingdom quickly rise to nearly 3,000.
Three roommates in Spain, who call themselves Stay Homas, are using their skills as professional musicians to come out with a new song about the coronavirus every day as they self-quarantine.
In her graphic memoir,<em> </em>cartoonist Huda Fahmy explains how her parents played a role in her romantic relationships. She hopes her book is representation "for people who want to find love in this way."
Many low-wage workers with essential jobs — like grocery store cashiers and stockers — can't stay home to protect themselves and their families. The protections they receive vary widely.
With limits on social gatherings, Americans have to mourn their dead through online memorials and virtual funerals.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews make up about 12% of Israel's population — but account for many of Israel's COVID-19 cases. This week a senior rabbi finally urged his followers to obey government lockdown orders.
The government ordered lenders to let homeowners skip payments if they lost income because of the coronavirus. But landlords can require renters to pay even if they've lost their jobs. And many are.
Generations of listeners have celebrated the signature songs of the artist who died this week at 81. But Withers' greater catalog reveals a man who stuck to his beliefs in the face of the pop machine.
Apr. 4from NPR
An employee of the Union Rescue became the first person on Skid Row to be diagnosed with COVID-19. He was picking up and delivering basic supplies like food and first aid equipment.
Apr. 2from Greater LA
Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.
Apr. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.
Apr. 2from KCRW Features
AT&T has appointed former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar as the new head of WarnerMedia. That means he’ll oversee HBO, HBO Max, CNN, Warner Bros. and other WarnerMedia properties.
Apr. 3from The Business
Apr. 3from NPR
Are the president’s daily coronavirus briefings standing in for his high-energy rallies?
Apr. 3from Left, Right & Center
In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.
Apr. 2from NPR
The crowded, unsanitary conditions on Skid Row are a breeding ground for disease. Now the area has its first confirmed case.
For people sheltering in place, our critics recommend movies that might be falling under the radar: “Portrait Of A Lady On Fire” (Hulu), set in 1770 France, in which a painter observes…
Despite record-breaking unemployment numbers in March, thousands of people are still working during the COVID-19 pandemic.