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May 25, 2020

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Jobless data show economic pain as Trump eyes US reopening

Jobless data show economic pain as Trump eyes US reopening

Brutal weekly unemployment numbers underscored the coronavirus pandemic's continued ability to destroy jobs in the United States, bringing the total to 36.5 million in two months as President Donald Trump and his allies pushed to reopen the world's largest e

At height of pandemic, 1.4 million US health workers lose jobs

At height of pandemic, 1.4 million US health workers lose jobs

Dayna James has been an emergency nurse for 17 years -- and thought the COVID-19 pandemic would mean she'd have more work than ever. Instead, she's filing for unemployment benefits, an ironic twist of fate shared by 1.4 million of America's 18 million healt

New US jobless claims slow, but still high at 2.98 mn

New US jobless claims slow, but still high at 2.98 mn

New US claims for unemployment benefits continued to slow in the latest week but at 2.98 million showed the coronavirus pandemic continues to destroy jobs, according to government data released Thursday.The number of people filing for jobless benefits for the