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US weekly jobless claims hit 6.65 million, record once again

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The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row - topping 6 million.

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row - topping 6 million - as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say has pushed the economy into...

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