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US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week...

US layoffs still high, but so is skepticism on jobless data

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week...

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid...

COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last...

Unemployed Texans will no longer receive an extra $300 in weekly payments

By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Sept. 9, 2020 "Unemployed Texans will no longer...

US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a...

More than 1 million Americans applied for jobless benefits

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Just over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last...

US jobless claims jump back above 1 million in face of virus

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose...

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell...

As Congress feuds over unemployment payments, many jobless Texans are about to lose a $600 weekly benefit

By Meena Venkataramanan, The Texas Tribune July 23, 2020 "As Congress feuds over unemployment...

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Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward...

Kamala Harris to make campaign stop in Texas

By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune Oct. 25, 2020 "Kamala Harris to make campaign...

What to Do: Up Against the Wall, the ‘Boys and accountants in capes

When I graduated from Paschal in 1973, I started off at then-Tarrant County Junior College (now Tarrant County College), but I hung...

Trump intensifies fracking assault on Biden in Pennsylvania

By MARC LEVY Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a late gambit to win the battleground state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump...