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McConnell and Pelosi expect a coronavirus relief deal — but huge differences remain

The two most powerful lawmakers in Washington told CNBC on Thursday they believe Congress will strike a coronavirus relief agreement but said major differences...

‘Nothing compares’: Unemployment filings top 1 million for 20th straight week

The unprecedented streak of jobless claims has shattered all previous records. August 6, 2020, 12:44 PM 7 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article For 20...

ACLU files nearly 400 cases versus Trump

NEW YORK -- The day after Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union posted a message to him on its...

Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump...

Many more likely sought jobless aid amid resurgence of virus

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as...

U.S. weekly jobless claims total 1.186 million, vs 1.423 million expected

Weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level of the pandemic area, totaling 1.186 million last week, well below Wall Street expectations. Economists surveyed by Dow...

We read hundreds of pages of emails that Congress collected from the biggest tech...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies via video conference during a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on "Online...

Hearing set for 5 indicted in $60M Ohio bribery probe

A court hearing is set for five people including the former Republican speaker of the Ohio House following their indictment on a racketeering charge By ANDREW...

Trump coronavirus comments run afoul of Twitter, Facebook terms

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 704,000 people worldwide.Over 18.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with...

Health care execs have made millions during COVID, more scrutiny needed: Critics

Lawmakers and legal experts are calling on the Security and Exchange Commission to investigate the trading activity of a number of health care executives,...