Rays watch parties helping businesses during pandemic

Fans watching Game 5 of the World Series at the Sail Pavilion Sunday night were helping re-stimulate the economy, slowly but surely, according to the city's convention center and tourism director Una Garvey.

DOJ to file antitrust lawsuit against Google

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers.

Layoffs remain elevated as 898,000 seek unemployment aid

The government will issue its latest snapshot Thursday of the level of layoffs in the United States, which remain elevated seven months after the viral pandemic erupted and after the expiration of federal unemployment aid for millions of Americans.

First-time unemployment claims jump in Florida

The state of Florida had over 40,000 new unemployment claims during the week ending on October 3, which is up from 32,373 the week before, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Layoffs continue as 840,000 seek unemployment aid

The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of layoffs in the United States, which have remained high since the viral pandemic erupted in March while federal aid for the jobless has lapsed.

IRS reaching out to millions who have not claimed $1,200 stimulus check

The head of the IRS, on the defensive over millions of Americans in danger of missing coronavirus relief payments, says the agency is reaching out to low-income and homeless people, military personnel and veterans and those with limited English to notify them they may be eligible.