CNN 21 May 2020

Woman makes more from unemployment than when she worked


For some people, unemployment benefits outweigh what they were being paid before to work. This is becoming a problem for business owners looking to reopen. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Belarus's main opposition challenger has revealed she will return home when the regime is ready for dialogue and is even willing to engage with President Alexander Lukashenko.

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who fled to Lithuania after challenging the results of a disputed presidential election two weeks ago, told Sky News the momentum for change in her country is unstoppable even if protests reduce in size because of state intimidation tactics.

She urged armed forces and the police not to turn on fellow Belarusians if ordered by the strongman ruler to use violence again against peaceful demonstrators.
Hurricane Laura left many without power and water on August 27. When one woman put a call out to help anyone who needed supplies, hundreds showed up.
Democratic candidate Joe Biden responded to the August 2020 jobs report showing unemployment fell to 8.4% down from a 22.8% high in April, but warned the economy is still struggling. Aired on 09/04/2020.
Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker at Wednesday at the Republican National Convention. Last night's speakers included first lady Melania Trump, and there was also controversy over some administration officials violating an ethics law. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports from Washington, and CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins CBSN with analysis and reaction.

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