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“I’m hopeful the downward trend in positive cases means that we can start shifting our focus on reopening things and less on enforcement,” he said.
DESPITE CRACKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT, NOT MUCH COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT IS HAPPENINGJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The longer we wait, the more difficult it will be to turn emissions downward.
COUNTRIES MUST RAMP UP CLIMATE PLEDGES BY 80 PERCENT TO HIT KEY PARIS TARGET, STUDY FINDSBRADY DENNISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In theory, those policies should also help ease the burden to families of raising children, thus slowing the downward spiral in the nation’s birth rate.
HEAD OF TOKYO OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SAYS IT MUST LIMIT WOMEN BECAUSE THEY TALK TOO MUCHCLAY CHANDLERFEBRUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
For a country whose economy has been on a downward slope since demonetisation in 2016, India’s management of the pandemic proved to be the final nail in the coffin.
INDIA HOPES FOR A V-SHAPED RECOVERY, BUT WILL IT GIVE THE UNEMPLOYED THEIR CAREERS BACK?AAREFA JOHARIFEBRUARY 3, 2021QUARTZ
Be aware there is some visual distortion with these lenses when looking downward.
BEST SKI GOGGLES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A PAIR YOU’LL LOVEERIC ALTJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
The upward movements over the past couple weeks were a long-awaited deviation from the glacial, downward trend that rates have followed for the past few months.
MORTGAGE RATES SPIKE TO HIGHEST LEVELS IN NEARLY TWO MONTHSKATHY ORTONJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Fed has been purchasing at least $120 billion in bonds each month since early in the pandemic, which has put downward pressure on rates.
FIXED MORTGAGE RATES SINK TO LOWEST LEVELS IN HISTORY BUT COULD BE HEADED HIGHERKATHY ORTONJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By looking down, you’re subconsciously orchestrating a series of downward muscle movements.
HOW I LEARNED TO SURF IN MIDDLE AGETOM VANDERBILTJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The downward trend was pretty reliable, right up until around 2019.
ARE DEFENSIVE PLAY-CALLERS CONSISTENT ENOUGH TO BE EXPLOITABLE?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He had been following the rules of his probation, but when Michael’s school switched to remote learning, he began “spiraling downward,” wrote his probation officer, John Meyette.
JUDGES ARE LOCKING UP CHILDREN FOR NONCRIMINAL OFFENSES LIKE REPEATEDLY DISOBEYING THEIR PARENTS AND SKIPPING SCHOOLBY JODI S. COHEN AND DUAA ELDEIBDECEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA

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