Job market steadily rebounds from economic collapse

Jobless claims drop by 14,000; unemployment benefits fell to 340,000

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 340,000, a pandemic low, another sign that the job market is steadily rebounding from the economic collapse caused by the…

Six things to watch during President Joe Biden's first address to Congress

President Biden's speech will be the first presidential address to Congress since the coronavirus pandemic began

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 12:00 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 18:15 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is slated to deliver his first joint address to Congress on Wednesday, where he will lay out his…

Victoria officials to open registration for second COVID-19 vaccination clinic

This will be the second massive COVID-19 vaccination event since last week in Victoria

UPDATE: All 1,500 vaccination appointments have been filled as of 11 a.m. Wednesday. VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria City and County officials and local hospital representatives on Wednesday will open registration for an appointment-only COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be hosted on…

Officials hope to change minds amid measles outbreak

Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline par

North Carolina chickenpox outbreak blamed on vaccination exemptions

A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October.