Trump Authorizes Extending Special Unemployment Benefit at $400 a Week

WASHINGTON—President Trump directed the federal government Saturday to provide $300 a week in additional payments to the unemployed and called on states to fund an extra $100 in weekly benefits. The measure was one of four the president signed to extend coronavirus aid after negotiators for the White House and Democrats in Congress failed to…

WASHINGTON—President Trump directed the federal government Saturday to provide $300 a week in additional payments to the unemployed and called on states to fund an extra $100 in weekly benefits.

The measure was one of four the president signed to extend coronavirus aid after negotiators for the White House and Democrats in Congress failed to reach an accord.

The…

Read More

Related articles

The Home Run Revolution

No feat in American sports captures the imagination quite like the home run. The act of sending a baseball soaring into the sky, over the fence and into the bleachers represents the pinnacle of strength and power. The homer earned that status in part because of its rarity. From 1900 through 2015, Major League Baseball…

TikTok to Stop Using China-Based Moderators to Monitor Overseas Content

BEIJING—Popular short-video app TikTok said it would halt using China-based moderators to monitor overseas content and shift that work to those outside of China. The decision will result in the transfer of more than 100 China-based moderators to other positions within the company, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is the…