Unemployment claims fall to 473,000, another pandemic low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.

Candlelight vigil held for Bay Area nurses

Countless nurses who worked on the frontlines of the pandemic lost their lives to the virus they were fighting, and other nurses held vigils around the country Wednesday to honor them.