Coronavirus

Canada extends US Covid-19 travel restrictions

Canada has extended its Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential international and US travel until July 21. Bill Blair, Canada's minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the decision Friday on Twitter. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that the extension…

Jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week

Claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, marking the first increase in initial claims since late April. Another 412,000 workers filed for first-time benefits in the week ended June 12, adjusted for seasonal swings, the Labor Department said Thursday.…