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The millions ‘hanging by a thread’ as coronavirus aid expires

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As the US economy reopens, some lawmakers say it’s time to cut back the pandemic relief When Brandon Humberston’s weekly unemployment benefits finally kicked in after months of waiting, the $750 (£586) cheque was a “godsend”. Suddenly the 19-year-old, who worked as a cook at Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle until the pandemic cost him… Read more →