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US heads into a new week shaken by protests, violence and pandemic

US heads into a new week shaken by protests, violence and pandemic

With cities wounded by days of violent unrest, America headed into a new week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and shaken confidence about when leaders would find the answers to control the mayhem amid unrelenting raw emotion over police killings of black people.

Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression

Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done to a now-shattered economy.

 
 

Arts + Lifestyle

“Hello Dolly” shines at PPAC

“Hello Dolly” shines at PPAC

Hello Dolly runs through Sunday, March 8, at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets can be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org, or by calling 401-421-2787.

“A Bronx Tale” Not One of the Great Ones

“A Bronx Tale” Not One of the Great Ones

A Bronx Tale runs through Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets can be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org, or by calling 401-421-2787.

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