President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead on a coronavirus pandemic relief package.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge COVID-19 relief bill.
China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.
President Trump hinted he might intervene if Republican senators don't support a second coronavirus stimulus package worth trillions of dollars, during an interview with Charles Benson of WTMJ4 Milwaukee on Saturday.
A New Jersey man became an instant millionaire at an Atlantic City casino.
The government will issue its latest snapshot Thursday of the level of layoffs in the United States, which remain elevated seven months after the viral pandemic erupted and after the expiration of federal unemployment aid for millions of Americans.
Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries about the coronavirus and its consequences for older people.
Even though the annual golf tournament was canceled, Central Market still donated $150,000 to Scottish Rite for Children to help the organization provide care for complex pediatric orthopedic conditions.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is blistering President Donald Trump as only pretending to care about the working-class voters who helped flip the Rust Belt to the Republican column four years ago.
The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of layoffs in the United States, which have remained high since the viral pandemic erupted in March while federal aid for the jobless has lapsed.
The head of the IRS, on the defensive over millions of Americans in danger of missing coronavirus relief payments, says the agency is reaching out to low-income and homeless people, military personnel and veterans and those with limited English to notify them they may be eligible.
President Trump on Tuesday said he would sign off on specific coronavirus relief measures aimed at helping the airlines and small businesses.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned that a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic recession could falter unless the federal government supplies additional stimulus relief.
President Donald Trump says he has instructed aides to stop negotiating on another round of COVID-19 relief until after the election.
America’s employers added 661,000 jobs in September, the third straight month of slower hiring and evidence from the final jobs report before the presidential election that the economic recovery has weakened.
U.S. equity futures plunged by more than 1.6%, or 500 Dow points after President Trump confirmed through a tweet that he and the first lady tested positive for coronavirus.
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 recovery that began this summer.
The Texas Workforce Commission says it overpaid unemployment benefits to some people by more than $200 million.
The last-minute approval came just hours before funding expired at midnight on Wednesday.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide approximately $196 million in emergency SNAP food benefits.