Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey filed a legal petition seeking to force Gov. J.B. Pritzker to rescind his COVID-19 restrictions—or be held in jail until he does.
A rise in coronavirus cases in the U.S. suggests that the hoped for V-shaped economic recovery still has far to go.
5.4 million unemployed Americans could run out of money to pay for things like rent, auto payments, credit cards, health insurance, food, and clothing by the end of this month.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board members Sharon Squassoni and Scott Sagan looked at South Asia and the Korean Peninsula as likely nuclear flashpoints, but both blamed U.S. policies.
U.S. atom bomb attack survivors Setsuko Thurlow of Hiroshima and Terumi Tanaka of Nagasaki, both 88, still fear nuclear war and worry President Donald Trump's approach to arms control only heightens this threat.
If the gridlock on Capitol Hill over another coronavirus stimulus package is any indication of lawmakers' future behavior, the country could be heading toward a shutdown—a scenario that could have implications on the November election.
Lebanon is on the verge of total collapse.
"Rushing census operations...ensures the bureau won't count millions of people," warned Vanita Gupta, head of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Another round of direct payments to individuals is one provision both Republicans and Democrats agree on, but other items in a forthcoming stimulus package could put payments in jeopardy.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday offered widely differing views on what to do about the country's more than 30 million unemployed workers.
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Mark Meadows, Steven Mnuchin, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are set to meet at 9 a.m. in an attempt to agree new deal.
As a critical deadline looms, White House officials are stressing that they want to extend enhanced unemployment benefits that went into effect earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic but negotiations with Democratic leaders, so far, have fallen short.
Research finds no correlation between the generosity of unemployment benefits and job finding.
"We should prioritize families by providing them with resources to help with the extra expenses they face as a result of COVID-19," Senator Mitt Romney said.
The state's seven-day rolling average of new deaths has spiked by 50 percent since last week.
The $600 unemployment enhancement has ended, with the prospect of a deal between Democrat and Republican lawmakers for a further provision yet to be reached.
Republicans and Democrats took turns blocking one another's stimulus bills on the Senate floor like a game of legislative ping-pong while millions of Americans waited for news about whether the $600 supplement to their unemployment checks would be extended.
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Congressional approval has fallen to 18 percent as Americans wait for a second economic relief package to be signed.
The HEALS Act includes a provision for another round of stimulus checks, but a fight over liability protections could put economic impact payments at risk.
President Donald Trump is extending a 13-year national emergency over the situation in Lebanon, where tensions between Israel and Hezbollah compound on a series of crises ravaging the country.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said the GOP proposal "directs money to people who don't need it and takes money away from people who do need it."
Republicans in the Senate have proposed slashing the extra federal benefit to $200 per week.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to unveil a bill on Monday, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told ABC News.
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The Senate Majority Leader was confident the new stimulus package could be agreed upon soon and conceded the novel coronavirus pandemic had taken its toll on the U.S.