Four new books look at life after the virus and reach startlingly different conclusions.
Despite new pandemic aid, he confronts an economic crisis unlike any since he last entered office in 2009. And political headwinds have only stiffened.
While lawmakers debate increasing the stimulus payments to $2,000, experts say it would make far more sense to give more money to the unemployed.
Even as shared public spaces emptied out, the gap between the economically privileged and the precarious became impossible to ignore.
The aid package will keep millions from losing jobless benefits. But it comes too late to prevent lasting damage to many families and businesses.
Millions face a steep and immediate drop in spending power when federal jobless benefits end this month, with a sharp rise in the poverty rate.
A charity called the Bearded Fishermen has begun a nightly suicide-prevention patrol around a town in England, looking for people in crisis.
‘La creciente desigualdad es funesta’: la economía deberá luchar contra las secuelas del coronavirus
La aparición de las vacunas ha mitigado los peores temores, pero una recuperación económica significativa permanece distante.
Polling shows that Republicans have turned bearish on the outlook for their family finances since the election, while Democratic optimism is rising.
The president-elect introduced key nominees in Delaware, while lawmakers exchanged new proposals with prospects for a deal still dim.
The emergence of vaccines has taken the edge off the worst fears, but a meaningful economic recovery probably remains distant.
The company has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, bringing its global work force to more than 1.2 million.