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Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

What happens when Washington’s eviction moratorium expires?

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

November 26, 2020, 9:21am Business

More than 171,000 Washington households are behind on rent, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In normal times, every one of them could be issued a notice to vacate today, and face eviction in court in a matter of weeks. Read story

With increased pandemic restrictions, Washington grocery workers face more stress

November 26, 2020, 8:23am Business

Stressed grocery workers are asking for a return to wage and safety measures they experienced early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

A KidiZoom Creator Cam by VTech is displayed at the Toy Fair, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New York. The digital camera comes with a green screen and animated backgrounds allowing kids to go to outer space, get chased by T-Rex, or make things disappear. The camera comes with a tabletop tripod, which can also be used as a selfie stick.

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship

A KidiZoom Creator Cam by VTech is displayed at the Toy Fair, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New York. The digital camera comes with a green screen and animated backgrounds allowing kids to go to outer space, get chased by T-Rex, or make things disappear. The camera comes with a tabletop tripod, which can also be used as a selfie stick.

November 26, 2020, 8:17am Business

NEW YORK — The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other. Read story

European Commissioner for Europe fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference on European Data Governance at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

EU fines drug makers for keeping cheap medicine off market

European Commissioner for Europe fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference on European Data Governance at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

November 26, 2020, 8:06am Business

The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients. Read story

Delta pilots approve deal to avoid furloughs

November 26, 2020, 8:02am Business

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines pilots agreed to pay cuts to avoid furloughs. Read story

Brazilian regulator clears grounded Boeing plane to fly

November 26, 2020, 8:02am Business

Brazil’s aviation regulator has lifted its order that grounded the Boeing 737 Max, clearing the way for the plane to fly again in Latin America’s biggest country. Read story

A currency trader talks on the phone near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Asian shares were mixed Thursday, after Wall Street took a pause from the optimism underlined in a record-setting climb earlier in the week.

World markets subdued as U.S. trading shut for Thanksgiving

A currency trader talks on the phone near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Asian shares were mixed Thursday, after Wall Street took a pause from the optimism underlined in a record-setting climb earlier in the week.

November 26, 2020, 8:02am Business

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued on Thursday after significant gains in recent days and as U.S. trading remained closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

Working moms hit by virus economy

November 26, 2020, 6:05am Business

DETROIT — Tanisha Loyd, a Detroit mom of two, has been on leave from her job in customer service since mid-September, without pay or benefits. Read story

Stuff making comeback for gifts

November 26, 2020, 6:04am Business

Concert tickets in your stocking and a travel itinerary under the tree? No way: It’s 2020, and stuff is back in style. Read story

U.S. families pay down debt

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Business

Eight months into the pandemic, Americans’ household finances are in the best shape in decades. Read story