Stocks are wavering in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported that more than 700,000 jobs were lost last month.
By Associated Press
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New York and other places around the country.
By Michael Sisak, John Leicester, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
The U.S. government figures do not include the last two weeks, when nearly 10 million thrown-out-of-work Americans applied for unemployment benefits.
By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
More than 170 concerts are scheduled for next season but some likely will be dropped. It has not decided whether layoffs will be needed.
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Spaces including pro tennis courts, college dorms and a cruise ship terminal are supposed to start housing patients over the next few weeks.
By Associated Press
The national Defense Production Act policy coordinator, Peter Navarro, says there is a "black market springing up" to drive up prices of protective gear. He said the federal government would step in to stop the practice.
The coronavirus pandemic has infected at least 1 million people and killed over 50,000 worldwide. In the U.S., President Trump is taking new action to bolster medical supplies, and unemployment is surging. Meanwhile, the U.S. Navy relieved the captain of…
The loss of jobs caused by the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout is unprecedented in the U.S. Over 10 million Americans became unemployed in the past two weeks alone -- and economists say there are many more who have not…
What does the coronavirus pandemic’s unprecedented surge in job loss mean for the American economy? Professor and economist Laura Tyson served as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss whether…
A sector of the economy that is being hit especially hard amid the coronavirus pandemic is the restaurant industry. In normal times, Americans were spending roughly as much money on dining out as they were at grocery stores. With restaurants…
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