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    Pandemic

    ‘A Slap in the Face’: The Pandemic Disrupts Young Oil Careers

    Students and recent graduates struggle to get hired as the oil industry cuts tens of thousands of jobs, some of which may never come back.

    How the Pandemic Is Imperiling a Working-Class College

    The coronavirus has hurt Indiana University of Pennsylvania, but its financial problems were planted years ago.

    How One Airline’s Pandemic Hurt Becomes Everyone’s Pain

    Virgin Atlantic doesn’t act alone to fly passengers. It relies on a constellation of companies employing people around the globe — all of whom are touched by the disappearance of travelers.

    1 America, 1 Pandemic, 2 Realities

    Journeys through two states found Americans leading starkly different lives in the pandemic. New Mexico feels at a standstill. In South Dakota, life is going right on.

    When the Pandemic Came to Rural Wisconsin

    As the coronavirus spread, a public servant tried to prepare her conservative community for the worst-case scenario. Now it’s here.
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    117,155,335
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 11:32 am
    Italy
    3,046,762
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 11:32 am
    Spain
    3,149,012
    Total confirmed cases
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Oil Pipeline Bursts Under Ob River in Siberia

    A pipeline carrying partially refined oil under the Ob River in Siberia burst on Saturday and the spill caught fire on the river’s surface.

    Prosecutor Seeks Life Sentence for Americans in Killing of Italian Officer

    Two San Francisco men, she said, instigated a “violent, deadly, disproportionate attack” in a confrontation with plainclothes military police officers.

    The Dalai Lama receives his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

    “This injection is very, very helpful,” said the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

    Why the Canadian Housing Market Is Soaring in the Pandemic

    The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation apologized for forecasting a big drop in housing prices last year.