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A new jobs report details a picture of devastating national unemployment not seen since the Great Depression. Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and former assistant secretary of the treasury, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why…
By Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Friday he’s in “no rush” to negotiate another financial rescue bill, even as the government reported that more than 20 million Americans lost their jobs last month due to economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus.
By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue
Job hunting is never easy, but it's also never looked quite like this.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done to a now-shattered economy.
By Melanie Saltzman, Laura Fong
Iowa is the largest producer of pork and corn in the U.S. As many meat processing plants shut their doors due to COVID-19, demand for pigs plummeted. The effects have trickled down the supply chain to the farmers who raise…
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
The first of May marked the second rent day since coronavirus shutdowns began. With more than 30 million people filing for unemployment benefits in recent weeks, tenant groups across the country on Friday called for a rent strike until the…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Matthew Perrone, Jason Dearen, Nicky Forster, Associated Press
With no specific guidelines, states are left to figure out what a successful testing program should be while they simultaneously try to reopen their shattered economies.
By Anita Snow, Associated Press
Rent comes due again for more than 30 million people around the U.S. who have sought unemployment benefits amid shutdowns caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
By Yamiche Alcindor
New government jobs numbers reiterate the extent of the pandemic’s economic damage. In the last six weeks, more than 30 million Americans have lost their jobs, including another 3.8 million filing for unemployment last week. Lawmakers are still debating how…
With more than 30 million Americans losing jobs or businesses and others forced to take pay cuts, making monthly rent and mortgage payments has become increasingly difficult. Viewers share their challenges, and John Yang talks to the National Consumer Law…
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