Camila Domonoske

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Some Companies Report Huge Profits Despite Economic Decline Due To COVID-19

Saturday, August 01, 2020

A slew of big companies reported earnings this week. Big Tech raked in big money, while many other companies, including small businesses, suffer.

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Volkswagen, Porsche Paid Out $9.5 Billion To Defrauded Dieselgate Drivers

Monday, July 27, 2020

The German automakers have finished compensating U.S. owners as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Most drivers chose to replace their vehicles, not repair them, the FTC says.

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Tesla Stock Is Soaring. It's Controversial. And Soon, It Could Be In Your Portfolio

Monday, July 20, 2020

If the electric carmaker enters the S&P 500 index, as is widely expected, Wall Street's most controversial stock would start appearing in even the most mainstream investment accounts.

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Oil Industry, Accustomed To Booms And Busts, Is Rocked By Pandemic

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

When the price of oil crashes, oil companies often merge and big oil gets even bigger. So this crisis could be an opportunity for companies, but it comes with a tremendous amount of uncertainty.

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An Electric Pickup Truck Brings New Energy To Lordstown, Ohio

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

An old General Motors plant is being retooled to make a battery-powered work truck, the Endurance. The local community is watching closely, hopeful for a resurgence of good jobs.

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Protest Arrests Led To Surge Of Bail Fund Donations: Impact Could Be Long Lasting

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Nonprofits that bail people out of jail have seen a massive influx in donations as people support protesters. And because of how the funds work, that money could keep circulating well into the future.

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CDC Now Recommends Driving Alone. But What If You Don't Have A Car?

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Some people who are carless by choice find themselves reassessing that decision. And those who can't afford cars face increased risks, in yet another example of the pandemic exacerbating inequalities.

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Caravan For Justice: Cars Offer Socially Distanced Protesting During Pandemic

Friday, June 05, 2020

Hundreds of cars circle San Francisco, festooned with signs honoring George Floyd and other black victims of police violence. Similar protests are planned from Detroit to Connecticut.

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Former UAW President Gary Jones Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement, Racketeering

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

In the latest update to a UAW corruption scandal, Jones admits he conspired to embezzle more than $1 million of union money in addition to pleading guilty to racketeering and tax evasion.

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GE No Longer Bringing Good Things To 'Light'

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

GE was born when Thomas Edison's electrical company merged with a rival in 1892, and the company has been making (and inventing) lightbulbs ever since. Now it's selling off its lighting business.

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Nurse Says Shopping Feels 'Weird' While Others Are Struggling

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Avery Hoppa, a nurse in New Hampshire, says she's "incredibly grateful" that she and her husband still work. But she says it "feels weird to be a consumer right now" when so many can't afford to eat.

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As Lockdown Orders Lift, Can Cities Prevent A Traffic Catastrophe?

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

As businesses reopen, many city dwellers worry about the risks of public transit. Cities are trying to figure out how to safeguard public health, keep people moving and avoid a gridlock nightmare.

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With Oil Collapse, A Geologist Struggles For Prospects; She's 'Just A Little Lost'

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Keri Belcher has worked in the oil and gas industry. But she's considering switching careers — even if it means less time outdoors, which is what attracted her to geology in the first place.

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Cities Must Rethink Public Transportation As States Reopen Amid Pandemic

Saturday, May 23, 2020

As businesses reopen, many city dwellers worry about the risks of public transit. Cities are trying to figure out how to safeguard public health, keep people moving, and avoid a gridlock nightmare.

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Are You Ready To Go Back To Work? Share Your Story

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Millions of Americans have lost work and money due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, some businesses are reopening. Are you ready to go back to normal life? NPR wants to hear your story.

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7-Year No-Interest Loans: What It Takes To Sell Cars In A Pandemic

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

U.S. new car sales have been recovering for six straight weeks. They're still low compared with pre-coronavirus levels, but huge incentives have helped attract buyers despite an economic crisis.

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Want Your Stimulus Check Direct Deposited? Sign Up By Noon Wednesday

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

This applies to people who haven't received a payment and who haven't checked that the IRS has their information. Those who miss the deadline will get a paper check, which may not arrive until June.

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Elon Musk Reopens California Tesla Plant, Defying Local Health Officials (Again)

Monday, May 11, 2020

CEO Elon Musk tweeted that he was willing to be arrested for resuming production before getting approval from Alameda County. The county had earlier said it was working with Tesla on a safety plan.

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U.S. Industries Are Taking A Massive Toll During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

The pandemic has devastated the job markets across the U.S. The April jobs report reveals the massive toll the crisis took on industries — from restaurants and retail to health care and automotive.

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Grocery Worker Has Never Seen Shelves Being Emptied Like This

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Michelle Lee, a Safeway cashier, wishes customers would be more patient about shortages. "They can't understand why they keep coming back and we don't have" items such as toilet paper, she says.

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