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Democratic Committee Plans $22 Million in YouTube Ads This Fall

WASHINGTON — The Democratic National Committee said on Monday it had reserved $22 million in YouTube advertisements across 14 states that the party believes will be competitive in the general election, the beginning of a broad digital effort to defeat President Trump this fall. The reservation comes two and a half weeks after Michael R. […]Read More

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000 as States

The seven prefectures to be covered by the state of emergency, which Mr. Abe said would last about a month, are Chiba, Fukuoka, Hyogo, Kanagawa, Osaka, Saitama and Tokyo. Under an emergency law enacted last month, Mr. Abe can ask prefectural governors to close schools, request that residents refrain from going out or holding events, […]Read More

Young Adults, Burdened With Debt, Are Now Facing an Economic

The last time a serious economic downturn hit in 2008, Evan Schade was in high school and the crisis seemed like a news event that happened to other people. This time, as the coronavirus has brought the economy to its knees, it has become a personal affair. When nonessential businesses were closed last month in […]Read More

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman Gamble $1.8 Billion on Quibi

LOS ANGELES — They had to cancel the premiere party. But Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman have stuck with the April 6 start date of Quibi, the short-form video app for smartphones that they hope will attract millions of subscribers. After having led some of the nation’s top companies for decades, the two veteran executives […]Read More

In a Time of Need, We Turn to Sister Jean

CHICAGO — The emails from Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt arrived as they always do after a game, one for each member of the Loyola-Chicago men’s basketball team. The Ramblers’ hopes for an N.C.A.A. tournament berth had been dashed by a 1-point loss to Valparaiso in overtime in the quarterfinals of last month’s Missouri Valley Conference […]Read More

What the Caribou Taught Me About Being Together, and Apart

We set off down the Noatak River again, each paddle stroke carrying us closer to the Chukchi Sea, and the end. We understood in principle that it wasn’t possible to disappear into the northern wilderness for half a year and come back unchanged. What we couldn’t envision was what this return might look like in […]Read More

Trump’s mask failure worse than we knew, surgeon general issues

The New England Patriots plane delivers masks brought in secretly from China to keep the federal government from snatching them As the numbers continued to get worse, the day when we all know someone who has COVID-19—maybe even someone who has been killed by it—is getting closer, all too fast. This weekend, Surgeon General Jerome Adams […]Read More

Dimon sees ‘bad recession’ after ‘bad planning’ for pandemic

Dimon, who just returned to work after emergency heart surgery, took a veiled swipe at the Trump administration and other U.S. leaders for failing to prepare for the outbreak. He said the pandemic “is only one example of the bad planning and management that have hurt our country.” “Sometimes extraordinary events in history can cause […]Read More

Gaps in Amazon’s Virus Response Fuel Warehouse Workers’ Demands

SEATTLE — Jonathan Bailey, a 30-year-old Amazon warehouse employee in Queens, has a system for protecting himself from the coronavirus at work. He wears a medical mask with a bandanna tied over it. When he returns to the apartment he shares with his wife, he dumps his mask, work gloves, neon green Amazon safety vest […]Read More