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"For Sale By Owner" and "Closed Due to Virus" signs are displayed in the window of Images On Mack in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., Thursday, April 2, 2020. The coronavirus outbreak has triggered a stunning collapse in the U.S. workforce with 10 million people losing their jobs in the past two weeks and economists warn unemployment could reach levels not seen since the Depression, as the economic damage from the crisis piles up around the world. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks
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National Disaster Response Force soldiers disinfect an area during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, April 9, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll risesMore than 1 in 10 American workers have lost jobs amid the coronavirus, underscoring the growing damage the crisis is taking on the world’s economy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This Thursday, April 2, 2020, file photo provided by the Office of the Governor of Virginia shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he participates in a Skype interview in his office at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The nation's governors have become increasingly important in battling the coronavirus, but only one of them is a doctor. Northam is a pediatric neurologist who has emerged as a sober voice of authority on the disease. (Jack Mayer/Office of Governor of Virginia, File)
Nation's only doctor governor offers sober voice on virusGovernors have become increasingly important in battling the coronavirus, but only one of them is a doctor
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, June 17, 2019 file photo, Gene Kranz, aerospace engineer, fighter pilot, an Apollo-era flight director and later director of NASA flight operations, sits at the console where he worked during the Gemini and Apollo missions at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Kranz says the makers of the 1995 "Apollo 13" film came up with the line "Failure is not an option." Ask Kranz what he actually told flight controllers, he says, "I have never lost an American in space, sure as hell aren't going to lose one now. This crew is coming home. You got to believe it. Your team must believe it. And we must make it happen." (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Apollo 13's most famous quotes originated in HollywoodApollo 13's best known quotes originated not in space or Mission Control, but in Hollywood
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this April 10, 1970 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 13 astronauts, from left, Fred Haise, Jack Swigert and Jim Lovell gather for a photo on the day before launch. (NASA via AP)
'Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 at 50Apollo 13's astronauts still shun superstition 50 years after their harrowing moonshot
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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