Another million people filed for unemployment
Aug 27, 2020

Another million people filed for unemployment

Weekly initial jobless claims have been below 1 million just once in the past five months. Plus, how many people are also losing health insurance when they lose their jobs? And, the latest on Hurricane Laura.

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How COVID-19 compounds economic damage from Hurricane Laura

And government response often falls short of meeting the needs of those hit by storms.
A picture taken on Aug. 27, 2020 shows a destroyed building on a beach as the eye wall of hurricane Laura passes over in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer