Democrats and their liberal economic advisers obsess about income inequality. Will someone please tell them that no act in modern times has widened the gap between the rich and the poor more than the coronavirus lockdowns going on right now?
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Members of the progressive "Squad" in the House on Thursday introduced their own bill to send $2,000 stimulus checks to Americans after President Trump this week demanded the $600 checks included in Congress' stimulus deal be increased to that number.
The arrival of two coronavirus vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use this month has prompted fierce debate about who ought to be immunized first.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to join her in backing a boost to the coronavirus stimulus checks – which would bump them to $2,000 – because of a last-minute demand from President Trump.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is being strongly considered for labor secretary in the new Biden administration, two sources familiar with the discussions tell Fox News, but racial diversity considerations are weighing heavily on President-elect Joe Biden’s decision.
As the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation this spring, state and local governments were tasked with devising restrictions and regulations to help protect their residents as scientists worked tirelessly to create a vaccine.
Americans hoping their packages will arrive in time for a Christmas Day celebration may be in for a rude awakening this year.
A California union sent a "field team" to campaign for Democrats in the Georgia Senate runoffs days before signing a petition calling for "strict" stay-at-home orders in Los Angeles County.
A government-commissioned report provides the most definitive explanation yet for “Havana syndrome,” which struck scores of American employees, first in Cuba and then in China, Russia and other countries.
On Lake Victoria, attracting baitfish with lanterns extends as far back as anyone can remember. But overfishing may jeopardize the tradition.
Investors are tripping over one another to give hot start-ups money. DoorDash and Airbnb are going public. The good times are baaack.
The season is adding pressure on retailers, strained by a pandemic surge in e-commerce and limited by shippers, to deliver gifts on time.
Skeptical of antipoverty programs, he was a scholar who reached a wide public through a newspaper column and books, and as a fill-in for Rush Limbaugh.
While a compromise package gaining steam in Congress would provide urgent help to the economy, some people and businesses would be left out in the cold.
November’s hiring of 245,000, the fifth straight monthly easing in new employment, reinforces calls for action on a fresh relief package.
After more than 15 years, the Meadowlands complex began a phased opening in late 2019, but before customers could shop at its stores the pandemic hit and completely upended the retail industry.
Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.