The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs.
The Treasury Department says it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan.
Rutgers University will be requiring students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with exceptions for medical and religious reasons.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving.
While the IRS and Treasury have distributed the bulk of the anticipated $164 million in second-round of relief payments for Americans faster than the first time, millions have not gotten payments yet or found hiccups in the distribution.
Doctor Omar Atiq gave his indebted cancer patients a huge gift for the holidays.
Scientists vary in their recommendations over who should get the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
About half of U.S. states have seen their highest daily coronavirus infection numbers so far at some point in October, and the country as a whole came very close to back-to-back record daily infection rates on Friday and Saturday.
Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries about the coronavirus and its consequences for older people.
The Trump administration has announced plans to sharply limit visas issued to skilled workers from overseas.
Dining at restaurants may have a higher rate of COVID-19 transmission than other activities like shopping or riding public transportation, a CDC study concluded.
In an internal memo released Thursday, Delta Air Lines has placed more than 240 people on a “no fly list” for failing to comply with its mandatory mask policy.
KFC is cleaning up its act and dropping the iconic "finger-lickin' good" slogan as the coronavirus health crisis continues.
The IRS will begin rectifying economic impact payment amounts for individuals who may not have received all that they were eligible for – and households can expect to receive the extra cash within the coming weeks.
The latest negotiating session on a coronavirus relief bill has wrapped with modest concessions being made by both sides.
Negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume, but the path forward promises to be challenging.
The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Monday that its manufacturing index rose to 54.2 last month, up from a June reading of 52.6. Any reading above 50 signals that U.S. manufacturing is expanding.
Parents in some states are getting their first look at a new school year as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around the country.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has told lawmakers that once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time.
The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 33% annual rate in the April-June quarter — by far the worst quarterly plunge ever — when the viral outbreak shut down businesses, throwing tens of millions out of work and sending unemployment surging to 14.7%, the government said Thursday.