Coronavirus live updates: Republicans stall on next relief bill, United Airlines halts $2.25 billion bond offering
The April jobs report showed the U.S. unemployment rate skyrocketing to 14.7%, the worst job losses since the post-World War II era, as coronavirus restrictions shuttered businesses for the month and put millions out of work. State officials are attempting to thread the needle between reopening parts of the economy and preventing a resurgence of the virus.
As the number of coronavirus cases and deaths rise in Russia, a delayed epidemic is taking hold of eastern Europe, while outbreaks in western Europe subside, according to the WHO. Italy reported 243 new deaths from the coronavirus, making it the third country to reach 30,000 deaths
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- Global cases: More than 3.8 million
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