Saturday, July 4, 2020

Applications for jobless aid fall to 1.48 million

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off workers who applied for unemployment benefits declined slightly to 1.48 million last week, the 12th straight drop and...

Braun to unveil bill rolling back police immunity from lawsuits

WASHINGTON (WOWO): Republican Indiana US Senator Mike Braun may be on a collision course with the leader of Republicans in the Senate. The Washington Post...

US warns 3 companies over illegal at-home COVID-19 tests

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. health regulators are cracking down on three companies for selling at-home blood tests for coronavirus, warning that the products have not...

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON (AP): About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens...

Over 1.5M Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as pace of layoffs slows

WASHINGTON (FOX News): More than 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but as businesses gradually start to rehire workers, the pace...

Braun announces support for police reform

WASHINGTON (Network Indiana): Indiana Senator Mike Braun says Congress needs to pass a comprehensive police reform bill. Braun is part of a group of Senate...

Diabetes medication recalled over cancerous contaminant

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A popular diabetes medication is being recalled over an impurity that could cause cancer. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets made by Amneal...

Unemployment drops to 13.3% in May as economy adds 2.5M jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 13.3 percent in May, down from a record high in April as the nation's economy began to gradually reopen from...

Over 1.87M Americans filed for unemployment last week as states ease coronavirus restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX News): Another 1.87 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but with all 50 states gradually reopening their economies, the job losses triggered...

US private sector lost 2.7M jobs in May

NATIONWIDE (FOX News): Private employers slashed 2.7 million jobs in May as the coronavirus-induced lockdown devastated the U.S. economy and labor market, according to the ADP National...

Total coronavirus job losses rise to 40M

WASHINGTON (Fox News): More than 2.1 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic, and the ensuing...

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP): Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according...

Over 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): More than 2.4 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic, and...

China targets Banks, other lawmakers over COVID-19 remarks

WASHINGTON (Network Indiana): China is threatening Indiana Congressman Jim Banks and other Republican lawmakers with sanctions for targeting China with lawsuits and blaming the...

36 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP): Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak led more companies to slash jobs...

Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression

WASHINGTON (AP): 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...

3.17 million Americans applied for unemployment last week

WASHINGTON (Fox News): Nearly 3.17 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, deepening the economic pain inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic...

30 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP): More than 3.8 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. economy slid further into a crisis that...

US study finds Gilead drug works against coronavirus

NATIONAL (AP): For the first time, a major study suggests that an experimental drug works against the new coronavirus, and U.S. government officials said...

Another 4.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): Another 4.4-million Americans filed for unemployment claims last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, as massive job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic continued...

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