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The monthly employment report for March is based on surveys conducted three weeks ago, before the widespread closing of restaurants, retail shops and other businesses began.
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A Pier 39 employee wears protective gear while cleaning a sidewalk in San Francisco, Calif., on March 16, the day the county announced a local shelter-in-place order. On March 19, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a shelter-in-place order for the entire state.
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U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after he complained in a letter about the Navy's response to a shipboard outbreak of the coronavirus.
A firefighter takes a moment to rest outside a temporary hospital in a conference center in Madrid, Spain, that was set up as an overflow area for COVID-19 patients. More than a million coronavirus cases are now reported worldwide, putting intense pressure on health and emergency workers.
Henry Paulson, who served as Treasury secretary during the 2008 financial crisis, says the current Treasury secretary and the Fed chair have "got their work cut out for them."
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Prosecutors say the USNS Mercy, seen last week entering the Port of Los Angeles, was the target of a train engineer's unsuccessful attack on Tuesday. The derailed train slid to a halt more than 250 yards from the hospital ship. The Mercy was unharmed, and no one was injured.
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The Food and DrugAdministration announced Thursday that it was reducing the amount of time gay men have to wait before giving blood amid an unprecedented shortage in the U.S. blood supply.
Migrants gather outside at a refugee camp in Ritsona, north of Athens, on Thursday. Greek authorities have placed the camp under a 14-day quarantine, after at least 20 residents tested positive for COVID-19 infection.