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Amazon plans to have 10,000 new electric delivery vans from Rivian on the road as early as 2022 and 100,000 of the vehicles on the road by 2030. Amazon/Jordan Stead Amazon is betting that, after months of conserving cash, Americans may be ready to shop again — if the price is right. The online retail giant
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Hundreds of jobless people wait outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19 in Frankfort, Kentucky. John Sommers II/Getty Images Americans who are hoping for more financial assistance may have to wait until after the November election before Congress can strike a deal. Yet experts say continued financial assistance
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Jennifer Haynes, a self-employed chef and single mother living in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is struggling to make ends meet after unemployment benefits abruptly stopped in July without explanation. Meanwhile, the 42-year-old is the sole provider for twin boys, one of whom has special needs. Jennifer Haynes Jennifer Haynes didn’t just fall through cracks in the
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is overseeing program funding, had approved 13 states to offer the extra unemployment benefits as of around noon ET on Friday.  Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah. Seven others — Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Texas and West
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If you’re facing eviction during the coronavirus pandemic, you’re definitely not alone.  Up to 40 million Americans may lose their homes in this downturn, four times the amount seen during the Great Recession.  Even as unemployment levels remain at historic highs and cases of the virus show no sign of abating, statewide eviction moratoriums in more than 30 states have now
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