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New Jobless Claims Dip Below 1 Million For First Time Since March

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Initial unemployment claims had been above 1 million for 20 straight weeks. The total receiving unemployment also dipped last week, to 28.2 million, after extra federal benefits expired.
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New Jobless Claims Dip Below 1 Million For First Time Since March

New Jobless Claims Dip Below 1 Million For First Time Since March

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Initial unemployment claims had been above 1 million for 20 straight weeks. The total receiving unemployment also dipped to 28.3 million, as of July 25.
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Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional positive COVID-19 tests

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans will play later this season after there were two additional positive COVID-19 tests within the Titans organization. Read more ...

Full moons in October: Harvest moon tonight and a rare blue moon on Halloween

Full moons in October: Harvest moon tonight and a rare blue moon on Halloween

While the moon won't actually look blue, the second full moon in one month is usually referred to as a blue moon. This happens every 2.5 to three years, or "once in a blue moon." Read more ...

Tina Smith: 2020 Election Guide

Tina Smith: 2020 Election Guide

Welcome to WCCO.com's 2020 political guide! We reached out to all Minnesota candidates running for U.S Senate and U.S Congress this fall. Candidates were asked to provide a... Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Carter... Read more ...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for hearing on tech firms' legal immunity

The US Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously agreed to subpoena the CEOs of Twitter, Google and Facebook to attend a hearing on the legal immunity enjoyed by internet... Read more ...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with Israel - senior official

Lebanon is ready for US-mediated talks with Israel to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute, the speaker of Lebanon's parliament, Nabih Berri, said. The two nations... Read more ...

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative... Read more ...

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

The Diocese of Rockville Centre - one of the nation's largest Catholic dioceses - has filed for bankruptcy as a result of more than 200 sexual abuse lawsuits. Bishop John... Read more ...

Florida adds 738 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in months

Florida adds 738 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in months

It's the first time Florida has reported less than 1,000 cases in a day since early June. Read more ...

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

The order suspends operations for cruise ships that can carry above 250 passengers through the end of October. Read more ...