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Initial jobless claims remain near historic highs

1 hour ago   |   Times Union   |   2 articles

More than 1.3 million workers filed initial claims for unemployment benefits in the week ending July 4, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday, down only slightly from the...
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28-year-old man dies in head-on crash in Pitcairn

28-year-old man dies in head-on crash in Pitcairn

14 hours ago   |   WTAE

Borough Police Chief Scott Farally confirmed the man died after being taken to a local hospital.
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Budget proposal has Rensselaer scrambling for other sports funding

15 hours ago   |   Times Union

The second vote on the proposed 2020-21 Rensselaer City School District budget slated for July 28 does not include athletics as an expenditure. That has sent the athletic...
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Cam Newton era has officially begun as Patriots announce QB's contract

17 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

The Cam Newton era in New England has officially begun. News broke the night of Sunday, June 28 that the veteran quarterback had agreed to
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49ers' Raheem Mostert Requests Trade After 'Unproductive' Contract Talks

17 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   3 articles

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert has requested a trade after "unproductive talks" with the team, his agent explained Wednesday: The 28-year-old led the 49ers...
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Former CFB Player Phillip Blanks Catches Child Thrown from Burning Building

18 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Phillip Blanks was a wide receiver in college but made the most important catch of his life earlier this month. The 28-year-old caught a three-year-old boy who was thrown out...
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Kohl's surges 10% after BofA upgrades to buy as retailer sees 'superior reopening trends' versus peers

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Kohl's surged as much as 10% Wednesday after Bank of America upgraded the retailer to buy. BofA said Kohl's is "better positioned to recover from here" and is experiencing...
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The Pandemic Has Raised Fears About Loneliness. History Suggests We Should Worry About the Opposite, Too

The Pandemic Has Raised Fears About Loneliness. History Suggests We Should Worry About the Opposite, Too

19 hours ago   |   Time

People can be content to live by themselves. This was the great discovery of the 20th century. In the early period of urbanization and industrialization, only a small minority...
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NFL's stay-at-home order means no travel for training camp

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By SCHUYLER DIXON Tim Flynn was looking forward to one final year as the mayoral host of training camp for the Dallas Cowboys in Oxnard, California. So much for that. The...
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'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's best advice for juggling projects, meeting deadlines, and never throwing away your shot

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit musical "Hamilton," has already won a MacArthur Genius Grant, a Pulitzer Prize, an Emmy, three Tonys, and three Grammys at age 40. But...
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Supreme Court rules President Trump's tax records may be turned over...

Supreme Court rules President Trump's tax records may be turned over Manhattan DA's office

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a prosecutor can get President Donald Trump's tax returns as part of a criminal investigation that includes hush-money payments to... Read more ...

Search underway for missing Seoul mayor who left daughter ‘will-like' message

Search underway for missing Seoul mayor who left daughter ‘will-like' message

A massive search is underway for the mayor of South Korea's capital city Seoul after his daughter reported that he left a verbal message that sounded like a will, according to... Read more ...

Video shows flames shooting up middle of tree after lightning strike

Video shows flames shooting up middle of tree after lightning strike

Flames shoot right up the middle of a tree after a lightning strike in Wales. Read more ...

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

Naya Rivera missing: Celebrities share prayers as ‘Glee' star feared dead

Naya Rivera missing: Celebrities share prayers as ‘Glee' star feared dead

Naya Rivera's “Glee” co-stars and other celebrities are sharing prayers and tributes to the actress - who is presumed dead after vanishing while boating on a California lake... Read more ...

Supreme Court to rule on release of President Trump's tax returns

Supreme Court to rule on release of President Trump's tax returns

The US Supreme Court is expected to decide Thursday whether President Trump's tax returns and financial records will be turned over to congressional investigators and the... Read more ...

US workers file 1.3 million more jobless claims as coronavirus total nears...

US workers file 1.3 million more jobless claims as coronavirus total nears 50 million

The coronavirus crisis has forced American workers to file nearly 50 million applications for unemployment benefits in just four months, including 1.3 million last week, new... Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

‘Time for self-reflection': WHO sets up independent panel to review its...

‘Time for self-reflection': WHO sets up independent panel to review its handling of pandemic

The World Health Organization said on Thursday that it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and the response by... Read more ...

Johnny Depp wrote ‘I love you' with bloody finger during three-day attack...

Johnny Depp wrote ‘I love you' with bloody finger during three-day attack, Amber Heard says

Johnny Depp scrawled “I love you” on a mirror with blood from a finger he severed during a “three-day ordeal of assaults” on new wife Amber Heard, his libel trial was told... Read more ...