Camila Domonoske

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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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The Pandemic Emptied American Roads. But Driving Is Picking Back Up

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Miles driven in the U.S. plummeted remarkably in the middle of March — dropping by 30% in a single week. Now driving is slowly resuming, a trend that began before stay-at-home orders were lifted.

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U.S. Automakers Are Slowly Rolling Toward A Restart

Monday, May 04, 2020

U.S. auto plants are gradually starting to reopen. New safety measures, from social distancing to face shields, are being put into place, while some workers are anxious about the risk of an outbreak.

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Tesla's Elon Musk Rants Again, Calls Lockdowns Forcible Imprisonment And 'Fascist'

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Tesla's CEO downplayed the virus last month, tweeting on March 19 that based on the trends at the time, there would "probably" be "close to zero new cases" in the United States "by end of April."

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Grocery Cashier Is 'Putting A Little Positivity' Into Seniors' Shopping Trips

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Grocery stores have carved out special shopping times for seniors and others. "Just to be able to spend that one-on-one time with ... them. They definitely make me laugh," Courtney Meadows says.

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ExxonMobil Starts Making Hand Sanitizer, Following Liquor Companies

Friday, April 24, 2020

The oil and gas supermajor says it has reconfigured a Louisiana facility to manufacture millions of bottles of medical-grade hand sanitizer. Liquor companies started a similar switch in mid-March.

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Why The World Is Still Pumping So Much Oil Even As Demand Drops Away

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The pandemic means the world is using far less oil. But pumps are still going, creating a huge oversupply. Companies are often willing to operate pumps at a loss — for a little while.

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U.S. Oil Prices Fall Below Zero For The First Time In History

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Oil prices went into negative territory on Monday. That means traders were paying money to get people to accept oil in May. It's a sign of just how imbalanced the global oil markets are.

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Free Fall: Oil Prices Go Negative

Monday, April 20, 2020

For the first time ever, a key oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, fell below zero on Monday. That means some traders, instead of paying money to buy oil, are paying to get rid of it.

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Oil Prices Keep Slipping As Demand Drops By Record Amounts

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The International Energy Agency says the industry is about to test the limit of how much oil it can transport and store, given the phenomenal drop in demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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