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    Unemployment

    Unemployment Claims Expected to Have Remained High Last Week

    The weekly report, which will be published Thursday morning, might show a drop in claims because of the Christmas holiday.

    Unemployment Aid Set to Lapse Saturday as Trump’s Plans for Relief Bill Remain Unclear

    At least a temporary lapse in expanded unemployment benefits for millions of Americans is now inevitable because of President Trump’s delay in signing a $900 billion pandemic relief bill.

    Unemployment Claims Show Impact of Layoffs as Virus Surges

    “It’s going to be a challenging few months,” one economist says. A new pandemic relief bill from Congress could soften the blow.

    Unemployment Claims Jump, Casting New Shadow Over U.S. Economy

    The recent coronavirus surge is taking a toll on jobs that one economist calls “a slow-moving disaster.”

    Rise in Unemployment Claims Signals an Economic Reversal

    Job losses showed no letup as a surge in coronavirus cases forced new business shutdowns and a $600 weekly federal benefit inched to its expiration.
    All countries
    143,663,539
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Italy
    3,891,063
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Spain
    3,435,840
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Iran
    2,311,813
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Germany
    3,180,810
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am

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    Cuba sin un Castro en el poder

    Raúl Castro renunció como líder del Partido Comunista de Cuba, lo que deja a la isla en un terreno desconocido.

    Cartas, amenazas y banderolas: arranca una gran batalla legal en el fútbol europeo

    Los superclubes llamaron a los abogados. El presidente de la federación europea del deporte dijo que los líderes de los equipos eran “víboras y...

    U.N. Reports Surge of Migrant Children Entering Mexico, Destined for U.S.

    The number of children arriving in Mexico seeking to cross into the United States increased ninefold from January to March 2021. Some 275 arrive...

    U.S. health officials are examining ‘a handful’ of new, unconfirmed reports after J.& J. vaccine pause, the CDC director says.

    Officials are trying to determine whether the reports might be cases of a rare, serious blood clotting disorder. It’s unclear whether the vaccine was...

    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Shortages and mounting death tolls in India’s second wave.