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US layoffs remain elevated as 803,000 seek jobless aid

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 23, 2020

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 89,000 last week to a still-elevated 803,000, evidence that the job market remains under stress nine months after the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy into recession and caused millions of layoffs.