1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many Americans are still losing their jobs even as the economy appears to be slowly recovering with more businesses partially reopening.

Who can return to work under Minnesota's revised stay-at-home order?

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced an extension of the stay-at-home order Wednesday, April 8, with new exemptions for certain industries. The extended order will go through May 4. The statewide bar, restaurant and school closures are matched up to the stay-at-home extension, so they will all remain closed until May 4.