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More than 32,000 airline workers are losing their jobs. Here's how they're bracing for unemployment, health coverage amid a pandemic, and whether they'd return to a flailing industry

More than 32,000 airline workers are losing their jobs. Here's how they're bracing for unemployment, health coverage amid a pandemic, and whether they'd return to a flailing industry

19 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In five years as a flight attendant, Tiana Davenport has seen the world, ferrying passengers from San Francisco to Singapore, Paris, Frankfurt, and...
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The White House unveils a new stimulus package with $400 weekly unemployment benefits and $1,200 checks

35 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . During a closed-door meeting on...
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Poll: Susan Wild takes big lead over Lisa Scheller in key Pa. 7th Congressional District

1 hour ago   |   The Morning Call

Democrat Susan Wild, bolstered by incumbency and strong support from women and college-educated voters, holds a comfortable lead over Republican Lisa Scheller in the race to...
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Corruption Arrests, Land Sales Raise South African Spirits

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

South Africans were cheered this week with three announcements many thought would never come: Arrests in relation to state corruption and plans to sell vacant farmland and new...
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American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid

American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package...
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America Needs Rapid Covid Testing to Get Something Like Its Life Back

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Imagine going safely to a bar, or a wedding, or parent-teacher night, without a vaccine. It's still possible, if the U.S. can get its act together.
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'On the precipice': How the cratering economy became a second public health crisis

'On the precipice': How the cratering economy became a second public health crisis

4 hours ago   |   Politico

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on just about every aspect of basic well-being in America: Health. Housing. Food. School. Work. Cities and states have drained their...
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American & United axing 32,000 jobs as government cannot agree on airline bailout

American & United axing 32,000 jobs as government cannot agree on airline bailout

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

US airlines are preparing to lay off tens of thousands of employees unless they get additional federal aid. The industry has been struggling to stay afloat amid an...
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Trump's Trade Wars, Covid Response Could Cost Republicans an Iowa Senate Seat

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Joni Ernst is locked in a tough campaign against challenger Theresa Greenfield.
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President Trump Signs Bill to Fund Government and Avoid Federal Shutdown

7 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

President Donald Trump has signed a bill to fund the government through Dec. 11, averting the possibility of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts...
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Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Carter... Read more ...

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

The order suspends operations for cruise ships that can carry above 250 passengers through the end of October. Read more ...

Joe Biden talks about the chaos of the first debate, racism and how he would...

Joe Biden talks about the chaos of the first debate, racism and how he would deal with Putin

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sat down for an interview during a Pennsylvania train tour Wednesday, just one day after a raucous first debate with President Trump. Read more ...

Senate approves bill to avoid shutdown, sending it to President Trump

Senate approves bill to avoid shutdown, sending it to President Trump

The temporary extension passed by a vote of 84-10. Read more ...

‘The deadline lapsed yesterday': EU launches legal action against UK over...

‘The deadline lapsed yesterday': EU launches legal action against UK over ‘problematic' Brexit bill

The EU has activated a legal process against the UK after it failed to amend its controversial ‘Internal Market Bill' which Brussels considers inconsistent with the previously... Read more ...

Las Vegas shooting victims set to receive combined $800M settlement

Las Vegas shooting victims set to receive combined $800M settlement

More than 4,400 relatives and victims of the deadly Las Vegas concert massacre are set to receive $800 million in payouts from MGM Resorts International and its insurer after a... Read more ...

Lakers barely needed LeBron James in Game 1 blowout of Heat

Lakers barely needed LeBron James in Game 1 blowout of Heat

LeBron James made his 10th Finals appearance Wednesday in his 50th game in the championship round. It stands to reason James might be on this stage surrounded with the... Read more ...

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny tells Germany's ‘Der Spiegel' he...

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny tells Germany's ‘Der Spiegel' he believes Kremlin was behind his alleged poisoning

Russian anti-corruption campaigner Alexey Navalny has accused President Vladimir Putin of organizing his alleged poisoning last month, which led to the activist being... Read more ...

MLB: Limited in-game seating, tickets available for World Series, National...

MLB: Limited in-game seating, tickets available for World Series, National League Championship Series

Masks will be mandatory for fans except when actively eating or drinking at their ticketed seats. Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Happy Birthday! Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Read more ...