Stimulus Package

U.S. Poverty Rate Rose to Pandemic High Ahead of New Stimulus

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. poverty rate rose to 11.7% in March, the highest level yet during the pandemic following an increase in the latter part of last year as many government benefits...
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Fending Off the Package Pirates

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Are you tired of deliveries being stolen before you have the chance to retrieve them? Outdoor package bins offer a solution.
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American corporations are paying their fair share - to international tax havens

American corporations are paying their fair share - to international tax havens

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When asked if corporations pay their fair share in federal taxes, two-thirds of respondents in a 2018 Gallup poll said they pay too little. In fact...
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Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Blames Craziness in Washington on Obama's 'So-Called Stimulus Bill'

12 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The former GOP House Majority Leader pointed to Obama's 2009 package as an early example of "craziness" in both political parties.
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Here's how to qualify for the $600 Golden State Stimulus checks

Here's how to qualify for the $600 Golden State Stimulus checks

12 hours ago   |   KSBW

Eligibility will be determined after you file your 2020 tax return. For those who have direct deposits, payments can be issued within 45 days, and those receiving paper checks...
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Biden recovery plan for families set to cost more than $1 trillion, extend enhanced child tax credit

13 hours ago   |   CNBC

Biden aims to approve the second phase of his infrastructure package based around child care and paid leave after passage of the first piece.
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The US oil price turned negative a year ago today. Analysts now sees it rising 20% to above $75 as countries plot a return to normality

The US oil price turned negative a year ago today. Analysts now sees it rising 20% to above $75 as countries plot a return to normality

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A year ago today, seasoned market-watchers looked on with horror as US oil prices crashed into negative territory for the first time in history and...
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Why at least 300,000 people in 33 states are losing unemployment benefits earlier than expected

Why at least 300,000 people in 33 states are losing unemployment benefits earlier than expected

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A policy instrument designed as a buffer for unemployed Americans is broken in 33 states, according to a new report released Tuesday from the California...
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GOP lawmakers float a corporate tax increase below Biden's proposed 28% at bipartisan infrastructure meeting

GOP lawmakers float a corporate tax increase below Biden's proposed 28% at bipartisan infrastructure meeting

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement For the second time since unveiling his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, President Joe Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday to...
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The White House tees up a $1.5 trillion spending plan for family aid and education funding, new report says

The White House tees up a $1.5 trillion spending plan for family aid and education funding, new report says

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The White House is finalizing a follow-up spending plan that's focused on helping American families and set to be unveiled later this month, The...
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Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Apr.20 - Jason Johnson, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund president, discusses his views on the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death... Read more ...

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police on Tuesday night released bodycam footage showing an officer's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl earlier in the day. The truncated video begins at the moment... Read more ...

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

CHICAGO - Jake Arrieta pitched five effective innings, Craig Kimbrel escaped a jam in the ninth and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Tuesday. Read more ...

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Experts point to several factors they say make it rare for police officers to receive murder convictions, from powerful police unions to reluctant jurors. Read more ...

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined hundreds of people in Minneapolis on Tuesday night celebrating the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. The civil rights... Read more ...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says team won't delete post

The Raiders received considerable backlash for the wording of the post. Read more ...

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Authorities are investigating after the body of a woman was found off a trail in Osteen on Tuesday. Read more ...

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

BOSTON - Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run home run to back Eduardo Rodríguez in his first start at Fenway Park since 2019, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2... Read more ...

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Raiders received immediate backlash for a tweet the organization posted following the Derek Chauvin verdict. The former Minneapolis police officer was... Read more ...