Economy

Democrats Delivered Real Relief With American Rescue Plan, Record Low Jobless Claims Signal Help Is Here

4 hours ago   |   DCCC

Jobless claims at lowest level since pandemic thanks to passage of American Rescue Plan Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported that in the last week, unemployment claims...
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53,000 Households Behind Rent Payments Due To Pandemic

4 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - An estimated 53,000 Minnesota households are behind on their rent payments because of the pandemic. The average amount owed is about $3,000 per...
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Beware Joe's inflation tax and other commentary

Beware Joe's inflation tax and other commentary

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Economy watch: Beware Joe's Inflation Tax “The invisible tax of rising inflation will do far more to harm working and middle-class Americans” than President Biden's proposed...
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NYC candidates for mayor debate crime and economy

NYC candidates for mayor debate crime and economy

6 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

With less than six weeks to go, the Democratic primary that may decide the next mayor of New York City has reached a new stage of unpredictability. Former presidential...
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Lines, tokens and money brokers: Myanmar's crumbling economy runs low on cash

Lines, tokens and money brokers: Myanmar's crumbling economy runs low on cash

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

The cash crisis is one of the most pressing problems for the people of Myanmar after the Feb. 1 military coup.
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If We Really Believe Farmworkers Are Essential, We Must Protect Their Mental Health

7 hours ago   |   Time

America faces a mental health crisis that predates the pandemic but has been significantly worsened by it. Employees have felt incredible stress, burnout, financial insecurity...
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16 GOP governors will axe weekly unemployment checks to incentivize returning to work, but experts say federal aid isn't slowing job growth

16 GOP governors will axe weekly unemployment checks to incentivize returning to work, but experts say federal aid isn't slowing job growth

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The coronavirus outbreak in the US appears to be abating, with the government ramping up its vaccine capability, rolling back mask-wearing mandates, and...
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River traffic reopens on Mississippi River near damaged Memphis bridge

9 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   3 articles

Economic development officials had been concerned that an extended closure of river traffic could hurt the region's economy and have ripple effects on the nation's supply chain.
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Republicans Are High on Colonial Pipeline's Fumes

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

“The Colonial Pipeline crisis shows that we need more American energy to fuel our economy, not less.” So tweeted Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shortly after a cyberattack...
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Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?

9 hours ago   |   CBS

A fourth stimulus check is still possible, with the third round of economic relief payments almost complete. Over 165 million payments of up to $1,400 per person have been sent...
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China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. Read more ...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red... Read more ...

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

CHICAGO - A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized Friday night after suffering a gunshot wound in Little Village. Just before 7 p.m., Chicago police responded to the 2800 block... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Read more ...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after off-site injury

James suffered a season-ending injury while working away from the Broncos' site. The team has released him as a result, and it no longer has to pay him his eight-figure salary... Read more ...

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Customers don't have to wear masks, effective immediately. Starting Tuesday, fully vaccinated employees don't either. Everyone's on an honor system and won't have to provide proof. Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...