It will be cloudy today, with scattered showers, mainly in New York. A few showers are possible in Vermont and New Hampshire. Highs will be in the upper 50s. Mother's Day will be mostly cloudy, with just an isolated shower possible. Highs will reach the low 60s. Some showers are likely during the early part of the week.
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu says when it comes to the pandemic, things will be back to normal starting this weekend. Sununu cites the state’s dropping COVID case counts and rising vaccination rates. But, some town leaders say not so fast.
This time last year, many places were locked down. Mother's Day was likely spent at home, and for many, without their mother. But this year, businesses expect to be busy. Our Kelly O'Brien found many people in Plattsburgh looking forward to quality time with their moms.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
With viral cases declining and states and localities easing restrictions, businesses have added jobs for four straight months, the Labor Department said Friday. Still, the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% from 6% in March.