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Congress stalled on stimulus talks and time is running out as millions face a ‘benefits cliff’

Finance
Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty ImagesMillions of jobless Americans are likely eyeing ongoing negotiations in Congress around a new coronavirus relief package with intense interest.Unemployment benefits — namely, the size of a weekly subsidy to benefits — are among the thorny issues that have delayed a deal for months.Congress gave an extra $ 600 a week to the unemployed as part of the CARES Act relief law signed in March. That aid expired in July.More from Personal Finance:Delayed unemployment benefits cost her $ 20,000 in debtLong food lines signal need for more coronavirus stimulus aidYou can get unemployment benefits if you're laid off againA new weekly subsidy is almost certain to be part of any upcoming federal relief package, according to unemployment and policy experts.Th
R number for UK below 1 for first time since August

R number for UK below 1 for first time since August

Health
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SpaceX uses booster seventh time on Starlink launch

SpaceX uses booster seventh time on Starlink launch

Science
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- SpaceX launched one of its Falcon 9 first-stage boosters for a record seventh time Tuesday night as the company launched more of its Starlink satellites from Florida. The 16th batch of 60 satellites headed toward orbit at 9:13 p.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Advertisement The launch marks the 100th such mission for a Falcon 9 rocket, and boosts the number of Starlink satellites in orbit to more than 900. [embedded content] A risk of rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean, where Elon Musk's company wants to land the booster on a droneship, prevented the launch on Monday night. Rough seas remained a risk on Tuesday night, according to a U.S. Space Force forecast, but the launch took place as planned. The rocket booster for the...
Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce LIVE: Full commentary of heavyweight showdown THIS WEEKEND – UK start time, live stream and undercard

Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce LIVE: Full commentary of heavyweight showdown THIS WEEKEND – UK start time, live stream and undercard

Sports
Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce face off this weekend in an eagerly-awaited heavyweight showdown. The British rivals were originally scheduled to go head-to-head in April before rearranged dates in July and October also had to be scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both fighters have been in warm-up action recently – Joyce took out Michael Wallisch in July while Dubois claimed an easy win over Ricardo Snijders in late August. The two fighters are eyeing world title shots further down the line and first, all eyes will be on their heavyweight clash. Dubois vs Joyce: Fight details This fight will take place on Saturday, November 28 It will take place at Church House Westminster in London, a Grade II listed conference centre in Westminster, with no fans in
Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook UK start time: Full undercard, expected ring walks, Tale of the Tape and live stream for world title fight

Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook UK start time: Full undercard, expected ring walks, Tale of the Tape and live stream for world title fight

Sports
Kell Brook returns to action in a Las Vegas showdown with WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford tonight. The Brit has claimed three victories on the spin to rebuild his career following back-to-back defeats to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr but has fought just once in the last two years. Mark Robinson/Matchroom Brook faces a huge task to topple the unbeaten Crawford Now he’s set for an almighty tough test against Crawford, a 36 and 0 unbeaten champ who is widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet. There are suggestions that Brook has taken this fight to secure one last pay day before hanging up his gloves. But the Sheffield fighter is eager to prove his critics wrong and claim a welterweight world title for