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US jobs report shows 16.6M Americans applied for unemployment since coronavirus outbreak

11 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.
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US jobs report shows 15M Americans applied for unemployment in 3 weeks

47 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment last week, just shy of the record set the week prior. This means more than 15 million Americans have applied for...
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Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks...
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Jobless claims report today could hit 7 million or higher amid coronavirus crisis

1 hour ago   |   ABC

This comes after nearly 10 million people applied for benefits in the previous two weeks because of business shutdowns from the coronavirus.
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How coronavirus spread through a birthday and a funeral in Chicago

How coronavirus spread through a birthday and a funeral in Chicago

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - One person who attended a birthday and a funeral in Chicago earlier this year likely left 16 people infected with coronavirus, three of whom died, according to a...
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Houston Schlumberger location furloughs employees and cuts executive salaries

4 hours ago   |   ABC

The oil company joined Halliburton and other major industrial players in the Houston area making cuts during the pandemic crisis.
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Federal government stockpile of protective gear nearly drained

Federal government stockpile of protective gear nearly drained

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

The federal government's stockpile of desperately needed personal protective equipment is almost completely depleted as the coronavirus outbreak continues to intensify in the...
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Coronavirus crisis takes huge toll on Europe's economy

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Talks between EU finance ministers broke down on Wednesday as they discussed a multibillion-dollar rescue package.
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Panthers' Matt Rhule on Cam Newton and why Teddy Bridgewater is ‘perfect fit'

Panthers' Matt Rhule on Cam Newton and why Teddy Bridgewater is ‘perfect fit'

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

First-year Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said moving on from quarterback Cam Newton was a difficult - but correct - decision for his team. “I think the world of Cam - as a...
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OPD: 9-year-old has life-threatening injuries, 1 person in custody after crash near 45th and Maple

OPD: 9-year-old has life-threatening injuries, 1 person in custody after crash near 45th and Maple

9 hours ago   |   KETV

According to Omaha police, a 9-year-old has life-threatening injuries and two other people were seriously injured in a Wednesday afternoon crash near 45th and Maple.
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Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 2-year-old boy. Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks... Read more ...

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

Severe weather swept through the area late Wednesday evening leaving widespread damage and thousands without power. Read more ...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships'...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships' reported $141 MILLION pandemic insurance policy pays off

An insurance measure against pandemics, launched by Wimbledon following the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, will reportedly pay out around $141 million in compensation following... Read more ...

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

The body of the grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who had been missing for almost a week, was recovered Wednesday afternoon, Maryland Natural... Read more ...

Hospitals prepare for surge of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts

Hospitals prepare for surge of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts

Massachusetts hospitals are preparing for a surge of coronavirus cases that could hit as soon as Friday. Read more ...