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870K Americans Filed Jobless Claims Last Week

(CNN) - The U.S. Labor Department reports 870,000 more Americans filed for first time unemployment last week; as stimulus talks have essentially stalled in Washington. Last week's figure, which is seasonally adjusted is up very slightly from the previous…

Study: Fewer Americans Using Preventative Care

(CNN) - The coronavirus may have long-term health consequences in more ways than one. Significantly more Americans are foregoing preventive healthcare services amid the coronavirus pandemic compared to last year. That's according to a study by the Health Care…

Another 881K File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - The jobless trend seems to be heading in the right direction. According to the latest jobs report, less than a million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. That hasn't happened since early August. The Labor Department…

1M Americans File For First Time Unemployment

(CNN) - The Labor Department reported on Thursday that a million more Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week. The report was in line with economists' expectations and marked a small decline from the previous week. Even so,…

Another 1 Million Americans Filed Jobless Claims Last Week

(CNN) - Claims for initial jobless benefits fell more than expected last week, with 1.2 million Americans filing. That number, reported by the Labor Department on Thursday, represents claims on a seasonally adjusted basis. It was a decrease from…

Study: Adults Who Rely On Social Media- Less Informed

(CNN) - A new study indicates that social media isn't the best place to get your news. An analysis of surveys by Pew Research Center from October 2019 to June 2020, found that U.S. adults who rely on social…

Another 1.4 Million File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - The U.S government reports another 1.4 million Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week. It's the first time initial jobless claims have gone up in nearly four months. It comes as some states roll back reopening…

Consumers Bought Big-Screen TVs During Pandemic

(CNN) - Despite the pandemic, during lockdowns, Americans were spending big on big televisions. The research firm, the NPD Group, found that consumers were buying televisions at levels usually seen during the holiday season. In the first half of…

Another 2.1 Million File Unemployment Claims

Miami, Fl (WSVN) - Another 2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. More than 40-million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the U.S. economy shut down for the pandemic. All together that means that nearly…