US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump:  The Government Accountability Office warned of the risk of fraud in the government’s enhanced unemployment benefits. Photographer: Bloomberg

The US Treasury sent $1.4 billion (€1.2bn) worth of stimulus cheques to more than one million dead Americans, a congressional watchdog found, raising (...)

Workers   are served   meals at a Waffle House restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia.  The state  allowed for the reopening of  restaurants and other businesses  as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Photograph: Erik Lesser/EPA

US president Donald Trump resumed his attacks on the media on Monday, a day of mixed messages from the White House about the future of the daily coron(...)

Republicans and Democrats have clashed about what sort of bill should be passed to top up the programme

A $350 billion (€322 billion) US rescue fund for small businesses ran out of cash on Thursday morning after the US Treasury and congressional leaders (...)

All changed, changed utterly: many companies no longer want to invest in expensive long-term employees with pensions and workers’ rights

Robots! The robots are coming Automation will, according to a recent World Economic Forum report, destroy five million jobs across 15 developed nati(...)

Prosecutors allege the Weinstein Company employed female employees whose primary job was to accompany Harvey Weinstein to events and to facilitate sexual conquests

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, his brother Bob Weinstein and their(...)

US president Donald Trump: “The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House. But I’m president, and they’re not.” Photograph: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump was on Sunday accused of encouraging his supporters to attack journalists, after he tweeted a video of himself at a pro-wres(...)

Linda McMahon was a failed Republican candidate for the US Senate in 2010 and 2012. Photograph: Abigail Pheiffer-Pool/Getty Images.

When Mick Foley, an iconic figure in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) universe, missed an episode of Monday Night Raw last month, initial repor(...)