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President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are separately heading to Texas border towns on Thursday in competing visits ahead of the March 5 primary. Biden will meet with … more
A teen girl was shot and wounded while playing hide-and-seek in Louisiana over the weekend, police said Monday. The 14-year-old girl, who has not been publicly identified, was shot in the back of the … more
Meta Platforms Inc. said it would end news content on Facebook and Instagram in Canada if lawmakers pass legislation to force social-networking platforms to pay media publishers to feature their … more
U.S. hiring and workers’ pay gains accelerated in April, showing signs of labor-market resilience and fresh inflationary pressures in the face of economic headwinds.  Nonfarm payrolls … more
About half of young trans and nonbinary youth in the U.S. seriously contemplated suicide in the past year, as a record-breaking number of bills restricting the rights of LGBTQ people — especially … more
The share of young people who struggle to cover everyday bills jumped from a year ago, while that of seniors living paycheck to paycheck leveled off, according to a report. The survey, conducted by … more
Replacing coal power plants across the United States with renewable energy projects would reduce carbon emissions and require less water.Add to the list: It would also save money. Nearly all … more
Spring break is just over and summer vacations are just around the bend. But while  increasingly stressed-out U.S. workers say having paid time off is critical, many still don’t even take all … more
Recurring U.S. unemployment benefit claims jumped to the highest level since November 2021, indicating some softening in the labor market.Continuing claims, or the number of people who have already … more
House Republicans narrowly passed legislation Wednesday pairing nearly $4.8 trillion in deficit reduction measures with a debt limit increase into next year — a move they argue … more
For many, reaching a six-figure salary is a watershed moment, yet it’s an illusory milestone: In reality, your take-home pay is much lower after taxes and factoring in the sky-high cost of living … more
To meet increasing spending needs, households can generally do two things: cut spending or raise income. A large share of Americans are doing the latter, according to a new survey.Almost half of … more
ST. LOUIS — A study published by Washington University scientists sheds new light on the potential long-term strategy for vaccinating against the virus that causes COVID-19.The study, published … more
The gap between the Black and White unemployment rate — a closely watched benchmark of inequality in the labor market — shrank to its narrowest level on record in March as African Americans saw … more
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will vote Monday night to recommend holding former President Donald Trump’s last chief of staff, Mark … more
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