36M have sought U.S. unemployment aid since virus hit

NEARLY 3 Million Americans filed for unemployment last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH
NEARLY 3 Million Americans filed for unemployment last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH
WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for United States unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak led more companies to slash jobs even though most states have begun to let some businesses reopen under certain restrictions. Roughly 36 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the two months since…

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