Two Cruise Ships Holding Passengers With Covid-19 Arrive In Florida
Over 6.6 Million Americans File For Unemployment Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
U.S. Surpasses 200K Coronavirus Cases Aa States Issue Strict Stay-At-Home Orders
Dow Jones Falls 973 Points Amid Job Losses Across The Country
President Trump States “Bad Two Weeks Ahead” In Daily Coronavirus Briefing
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  • Coronavirus economic updates: US cuts 701K jobs in March, unemployment rate jumps to 4.4% April 3, 2020
    Gwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: Markets close out another volatile week The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 350 points […]
  • What to know about hazard pay if you're working during coronavirus crisis April 3, 2020
    Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As thousands of grocery staffers, delivery workers and other "essential" employees still head to work amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, recent searches for "hazard pay" have skyrocketed, according to Google data.The once narrowly used labor term that has been thrust into the spotlight in recent weeks is defined as "additional pay for […]
  • Here are three ways to save money amid coronavirus April 3, 2020
    Kritchanut/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As many Americans increasingly find themselves out of work and filing for unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic, many have to find extra funds. ABC News Technology and Consumer correspondent Becky Worley shared her tips for finding a few extra dollars during these uncertain times.Subscription scrubGet your credit card statement and pull out […]
  • Millions of Americans could wait months for mailed stimulus checks, IRS tells Dems April 3, 2020
    Pineapple Studio/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Millions of Americans could wait months for stimulus checks from the federal government, according to a House Democratic memo obtained by ABC News.With millions of Americans unemployed in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the extended timeline for the delivery of paper checks could spell trouble for some eligible Americans.On Thursday, Treasury […]
  • What to know about applying for unemployment insurance during coronavirus crisis April 3, 2020
    glegorly/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment levels to skyrocket, delivering a massive blow to the U.S. economy as a whole and shuttering, at least temporarily, thousands of businesses across the country.A record-smashing 6.6 million people filed for unemployment in the week ending March 28 amid the pandemic, according to data released […]
  • Coronavirus economic updates: Record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment April 2, 2020
    ABC News Illustration / US Department of Labor(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy. For more on financial resources available during the pandemic, […]
  • MAC Cosmetics and Miley Cyrus kick off Viva Glam 2020 to dedicate $10 million to COVID-19 relief April 2, 2020
    Sasha Brazhnik(NEW YORK) -- MAC Cosmetics has fast-tracked the kick-off of the brand's annual Viva Glam campaign, which will allocate funds to provide relief for vulnerable communities across the globe that have been impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak.On Thursday, the brand announced that this year's Viva Glam 2020 initiative will be dedicating $10 million […]
  • Nonprofit organizations ask for stimulus money as resources dry up during pandemic April 2, 2020
    iStock/Dean R Specker(WASHINGTON) -- While the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, nonprofit organizations continue to operate some of their most important programs.Whether it’s child care for essential workers, blood drives or online training sessions for job applications, organizations like the YMCA and United Way continue to be in demand within their […]
  • Social Security recipients to get relief payments directly to bank account without filing tax return April 2, 2020
    iStock/fizkes(WASHINGTON) -- Bowing to pressure, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive their $1,200 emergency assistance payments without having to file a tax return – as originally required by the $2 trillion relief bill signed into law last Friday.“Social Security recipients who are not typically required to file a […]
  • Colorado AG steps in after Hobby Lobby defies COVID-19 stay-at-home order April 2, 2020
    t:dbdurden/iStock(DENVER) -- The Colorado Attorney General's office sent a letter to Hobby Lobby's CEO, ordering the craft supplies company to shutter stores immediately after it continued operating despite being named a nonessential business during the novel coronavirus pandemic."For the avoidance of doubt, and as you have been previously notified, Hobby Lobby is not a 'critical […]