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‘We’re Catching It Double.’ Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns, Gun Violence Continues to Plague Chicago

Since Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced a stay-at-home order for the state that went into effect on March 21, there have been over 80 shootings and at least 70 shooting victims, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). In the same period at l…

michigan unemployment - Time
9:20am PDT - April 11th, 2020

An unusual financial-crisis-era tactic designed to avoid layoffs is reemerging as coronavirus freezes the economy. Here's why it could make a recovery take a lot longer.

REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri Salary cuts — last seen during the global financial crisis in 2008 — are back as companies try to cut costs as the coronavirus pandemic drives an economic slowdown. While the move keeps workers employed and could help companies surviv…

michigan unemployment - Business Insider
5:15am PDT - April 11th, 2020

Prisoners Riot as Tensions Rise...

Prisoners Riot as Tensions Rise... (Top headline, 9th story, link ) Related stories: New York daily death toll reaches third-straight record at 799... Inside the Epicenter... Outbreak Aboard Second Navy Carrier... Virus traces found in wastewater at high leve…

michigan unemployment - The Wall Street Journal
4:52am PDT - April 10th, 2020

Coronavirus: New York using mass graves amid outbreak

Drone footage shows coffins stacked in a pit in the city, as the state logs more cases than any country.

michigan unemployment - BBC News
12:11am PDT - April 10th, 2020

'This is brutal': Lawmakers in hard-hit areas try to deliver during pandemic

On April 4, Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin of New York heard that the Suffolk County stockpile of masks, gowns, face shields and body bags was empty.

michigan unemployment - CNN
3:04am PDT - April 9th, 2020

Unemployment, isolation: COVID-19's mental health impact

Even when the medical threat of coronavirus disappears, psychiatrists say people across the globe will battle psychological scars for years.

michigan unemployment - ABC News
10:17am PDT - April 7th, 2020

The coronavirus seems to disproportionately kill African Americans, according to the few states providing data on the race of victims

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the African American community harder than the general US population, early data suggests. Michigan, Illinois, and North Carolina are the only states that have publicly broken down the data on coronavirus infections and deaths…

michigan unemployment - Business Insider
7:19am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Field hospitals, highway checkpoints, clearer air: News from around our 50 states

How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state

michigan unemployment - USA Today
11:34pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Drop in consumer confidence sends US stocks lower again

A closely watched survey finds US consumer confidence at the lowest level in three years.

michigan unemployment - BBC News
9:02am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Almost half of all Americans have been ordered to stay at home. This map shows which cities and states are under lockdown.

22 states have issued stay-at-home orders, encouraging isolation measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Other metro areas, such as Anchorage, Alaska; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Houston and Dallas, Texas; are also under stay-at-home orders. In…

michigan unemployment - Business Insider
5:10pm PDT - March 26th, 2020

2020 Daily Trail Markers: 3.3M Americans file for unemployment

That's nearly five times as many claims as the previous record of 695,000 in October 1982.

michigan unemployment - CBS News
3:24pm PDT - March 26th, 2020

How to understand the worst-ever U.S. jobless report

Source: St. Louis Fed; Chart: Axios Visuals It's the most stunning chart of this crisis yet — the number of people filing for unemployment spiked to 3.3 million last week, a number unprecedented in U.S. history. Why it matters: This is a picture of what happe…

michigan unemployment - Axios
1:44pm PDT - March 26th, 2020

These States Will Benefit the Most from Expanded Unemployment Benefits in Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Amid the all-time high of more than three million people who applied for unemployment insurance last week, Congress and the Trump administration plan to provide recipients with an extra $600 per week for up to four months.

michigan unemployment - Newsweek
11:54am PDT - March 26th, 2020

After being courted by Trump, African Americans, Latinos face economic blow from coronavirus

The financial hardship caused by the coronavirus outbreak could fall particularly hard on African Americans and Latinos, undoing economic gains President Donald Trump has touted in his outreach to those key voting blocs ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

michigan unemployment - Reuters
3:20am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Ohio Lt. Gov. Says There Is 'Unprecedented' Demand for Unemployment Benefits Amid Coronavirus Crash

Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted told reporters that a spike in unemployment had caused an issue with a website for jobless claims.

michigan unemployment - Newsweek
2:24am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Instant View: Fed launches unprecedented range of credit support

The S&P 500 <.SPX> opened lower, reversing a brief bounce in U.S. stock futures after the U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday said it would backstop an unprecedented range of credit for households, small businesses and major employers to offset the "tremendous har…

michigan unemployment - Reuters
6:54am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Michigan's Unemployment Claims Have Surged 2100% in One Week

"Two weeks ago, we probably would not have believed we were going to be in this situation," Jeff Donofrio, director of Michigan's Department of Labor, said.

michigan unemployment - Newsweek
6:19am PDT - March 23rd, 2020


The U.S. economy is deteriorating more quickly than was expected just days ago, as extraordinary measures designed to curb the coronavirus keep 84 million Americans penned in their homes and cause the near-total shutdown of most businesses. In a single 24-h…

michigan unemployment - The Washington Post
5:40pm PDT - March 20th, 2020

Goldman Sachs: 2 million could apply for unemployment this week

Job losses are piling up around the U.S. as the coronavirus brings the economy to a virtual standstill.

michigan unemployment - CBS News
9:18am PDT - March 20th, 2020

Automakers to shut down plants, idling more than 150,000 workers

Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota said they will temporarily close most all their North America factories.

michigan unemployment - CBS News
3:40pm PDT - March 18th, 2020