Senate Democrats look to trim weekly unemployment benefits boost but add a month of payments in stimulus bill

(CNN)Jobless Americans would get a smaller weekly boost to unemployment benefits but receive those payments for an additional month under a last-minute revision of the Senate’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Friday. … Read More

Days before Chauvin trial, judge’s 3rd-degree murder charge decision overturned The decision comes less than a week before Derek Chauvin is scheduled to stand trial on March 8.

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a trial judge was wrong to refuse prosecutors’ request to add third-degree murder against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is … Read More