COVID-19 worries have kept patients away from doctors' offices and forced the postponement and cancellation of non-urgent surgeries.
By Stephanie Sy
U.S. states and cities are setting their own pace in lifting restrictions enacted to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Officials are wrestling with the dual worries of economic devastation and a public health crisis, as virus cases continue to…
The U.S. Department of Labor reported more than 20 million jobs were lost in April, driving unemployment to its highest level since the Great Depression. Among some minorities, the economic toll of the pandemic is even more dire. But more…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The economic catastrophe caused by the viral outbreak likely sent the U.S. unemployment rate in April to its highest level since the Great Depression and caused a record-shattering loss of jobs.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s prediction of an economic resurgence after the pandemic, the difference in campaign strategies between Trump and former…
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
U.S. manufacturing retreated again in April, a victim of economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Hopes are beginning to arise that the U.S. economy might be poised to rebound by the second half of the year. Yet most economists say such expectations should be kept in check.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
After two months of frantic response to the coronavirus, the White House is planning to shift President Donald Trump’s public focus to the burgeoning efforts aimed at easing the economic devastation caused by the pandemic.
A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds 43 percent of U.S. adults say they or someone in their household has suffered a job loss or pay cut due to COVID-19. With such widespread impact, it will likely take…
By Christopher Booker
More than 22 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in recent weeks due to the novel coronavirus. And those record numbers are taxing decades-old unemployment systems in states across the U.S., many which use a legacy programming language called…
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