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On the Street: Chelsea
During the pandemic, Chelsea was hit particularly hard. Local community organizations are trying to help their community as many struggle with food insecurity. (Video by Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Photo by David L Ryan/Globe Staff)

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Amazon Web Services outage hits businesses, sites

Amazon's widely used cloud computing service suffered a major outage in its eastern US operations Wednesday.

Baker’s $50 million effort to help small businesses is wildly oversubscribed

More than 10,000 businesses have applied for grants through the new programs in the past month. Generally speaking, the industries most affected by the pandemic were most represented: restaurants, beauty and personal care, and educational and personal services.

US jobless claims increase to 778,000 ahead of Thanksgiving as the pandemic worsens

Claims for unemployment benefits remain elevated as a rise in coronavirus cases continues to take a toll on the economy’s recovery from the pandemic.

YouTube suspends OAN for COVID-19 misinformation

YouTube suspended One America News Network, one of the right-wing channels aggressively pushing false claims about widespread election fraud, for violating its policies on misinformation.

Democratic senators urge YouTube to remove election misinformation videos

A group of Democratic senators urged YouTube to reverse its policy of allowing videos containing election outcome misinformation and pushed the company to adopt more aggressive steps to curb the spread of false content and manipulated media before critical runoff elections for Georgia’s two Senate seats in January.

Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

RadioShack is the most prized name in the basket of brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up since the coronavirus pandemic bowled over the US retail sector

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Joe, don’t wait to cut a deal with the GOP on the economy

President-elect Joe Biden should press for an economic rescue package that is big enough to be effective but is still able to get through the Republican-controlled Senate.

It may look more crowded at the supermarket, but stores say they’re still playing it safe

Large stores face a crucial test as the start of the holiday shopping season collides with a dangerous spike in COVID-19 infections.