Katrina to COVID: New Orleans' Black community pounded again NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Levee breaches from Hurricane Katrina dumped six feet of water into the New Orleans home of Mary Duplessis and her husband in 2005. The house was uninhabitable. Rebuilding meant... Unemployment Claims Are ‘Stubbornly High’ as Layoffs PersistNew filings again exceeded one million last week, and an extra $300 in jobless pay may not show up before mid-September in most states. Congress left town and let jobless benefits lapse. Unemployed Americans say they won’t forget it.Some are facing evictions, others are having trouble paying bills. Unemployed workers are livid that Congress left them in the lurch when the $600 benefit expired. Another 1 million Americans file unemployment claims - The Boston GlobeJust over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the coronavirus outbreak continues to threaten jobs even as the housing market, auto sales and other segments of the economy rebound from a springtime collapse. Unemployment claims: 58M apply for jobless aid in less than 6 months Only 4 states are paying out Trump's $300 unemployment benefit. Most Americans have to wait several more weeks to receive the aid.The slow rollout of Trump's jobless aid program highlights the lack of immediate impact it's had on helping millions of unemployed Americans. More than 1 million Americans applied forjobless benefitsWASHINGTON (AP) — Just over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the coronavirus outbreak continues to threaten jobs even as the housing market, auto sales... Six smart ways to manage your money through the pandemic economy - The Boston GlobeWhat to do if you’re feeling too squeezed to save, how to negotiate with creditors, where to find help, and more advice for navigating frightening times.