709,000 seek U.S. jobless aid as pandemic escalates

U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS totaled 709,000 last week . / AP FILE PHOTO/GENE J. PUSKAR
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking United States unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, a still-high level but the lowest figure since March and a further sign that the job market might be slowly healing. Yet the improvement will be put at risk by the sharp resurgence in confirmed viral infections to…

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