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‘We all need to brace ourselves’: Experts fear dramatic pandemic spike in homelessness

For more than three decades, André House just west of downtown has provided food, showers, temporary housing and other services to Arizonans experiencing homelessness or poverty. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of families seeking such services has almost doubled, said Ash Uss, the faith-based nonprofit’s coordinator of advocacy and partnerships. “We

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States Whose July Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most – Study

With the U.S. gaining 1.8 million jobs in July and the national unemployment rate at 10.2% compared to the nearly historic high of 14.7% at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub released updated rankings for the States Whose July Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the

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Gone for good? Evidence signals many jobs aren’t coming back

Stark evidence of the damage the resurgent viral outbreak has caused the U.S. economy could come Friday when the government is expected to report that the pace of hiring has slowed significantly after a brief rebound in the spring. As the coronavirus continues to transform a vast swath of the economy, it’s becoming evident that

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He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

EDITOR’S NOTE — Americans are preparing to choose a leader and a path through a time of extraordinary division and turmoil. Associated Press journalists tell their stories in the series “America Disrupted.” ___ Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March

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