As of Thursday morning, there were 368 coronavirus cases in Delaware. Eleven people have died, and 51 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment. The most recent death, announced Wednesday, was an 84-year-old man from Sussex County who was hospitalized and had significant underlying heal…

WASHINGTON — About half of all working Americans report some kind of income loss affecting themselves or a member of their household due to the coronavirus pandemic, with low-income Americans and those without college degrees especially likely to have lost a job, according to a new poll from…

IOWA CITY, Iowa — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out.

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks, the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and economists warn unemployment could reach levels not seen since the Depression, as the economic damage piles up a…

OAK PARK, Illinois  — One Tulsa, Oklahoma, bar owner said more than a dozen motorcyclists showed up unannounced, but he served them a round of shots anyway to celebrate a birthday. Another live-streamed a drag queen show on Facebook while up to 20 people drank inside the locked bar, ignoring…

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WASHINGTON  — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus.

Amid concerns from advocates and state corrections officers, Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections is discussing the possibility of releasing hundreds of prisoners to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the system. Two people incarcerated in a Montgomery County prison have now test…