Coronavirus live updates: Target, Kohl's prepare for holidays dominated by online sales amid the pandemic

U.S. jobless claims remain stubbornly high, having plateaued above 800,000 for weeks now. Target and Kohl's, however, plan to hire tens of thousands of seasonal workers even though holiday shopping will go mostly online due to the pandemic, potentially giving the economy a much needed jolt toward year end. There is also a ray of hope that Congress could revive stalled stimulus talks, with House Democrats preparing a smaller package to bring Republicans to...