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The American outbreak of avian influenza is officially the worst on record with 50.54 million dead birds, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The highly pathogenic virus was found at a … more
Deal-hunting Americans shrugged off sky-high inflation on Black Friday, spending in record-breaking numbers online even as brick-and-mortar stores enjoyed the fading of COVID-19 concerns.Customers … more
Delegates at the U.N. climate talks, which looked on the verge of collapse Saturday morning, quickly agreed on a historic deal to pay poorer countries for harm caused by global warming, before … more
The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to lift lower court orders and to clear the way for the Education Department to forgive millions of student loans.At … more
Credit card debt grew moderately in September, as gas prices continued to decline. While inflation remained an issue impacting consumers, rising 8.2 percent over the year for September, gas prices … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance unexpectedly fell slightly last week and remained near historic lows, showcasing the strength of the labor market as other parts of the economy … more
U.S. consumers are seeing home buying conditions at their worst in a generation as mortgage rates soar in response to the Federal Reserve’s aggressive tightening cycle.About four in five consumers … more
Major U.S. technology and internet stocks soared last week, adding hundreds of billions of dollars in market value, after investors welcomed the latest inflation data as a positive sign about where … more
The IRS has some good news for workers who use traditional or Roth IRAs to save for retirement. In 2023, you’ll be able to contribute an additional $500 to either account. It’s the first increase … more
A prominent national survey finds that premiums for family coverage in employer health plans held steady this year — a first for an annual report that for decades has shown family coverage in the … more
Moderna Inc.’s booster shot of its bivalent vaccine sharply increased antibody levels against recent COVID-19 strains when compared to a fourth dose of its original immunization.People given the … more
As Americans prepare to hit the road for Thanksgiving, average gasoline prices will be at their highest seasonal level ever for the weekend according to GasBuddy, the leading fuel savings platform … more
The complaints, fears and angst surrounding changes at troubled tech giant Twitter began unraveling on its own platform by the very people who report the news — journalists.First it began when … more
U.S. employers added more jobs than expected in October while wages rose firmly, underscoring the resilience of the labor market despite the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts to cool it … more
The Federal Reserve announced that it’s raising interest rates by 0.75 percentage point, following its November 1-2 meeting, bumping the federal funds rate to a target range of 3.75% to 4%. It’s … more
The rise of new coronavirus subvariants is continuing to erode the grip the omicron strain BA.5 has held for months, worrying health officials that a winter resurgence of COVID-19 may … more
In the months since the U.S. Supreme Court ended constitutional protections for abortion by overturning Roe v. Wade, there have been 10,670 fewer legal abortions in the country, a decline of … more
Half of voters say the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion has made them more motivated to vote in next month’s midterm elections, with enthusiasm growing … more
Odds now favor the U.S. economy slipping into a recession within the next year, with economists expecting the labor market and demand will become casualties in the Federal Reserve’s inflation … more
Scores on the ACT college admissions test by this year’s high school graduates hit their lowest point in more than 30 years — the latest evidence of the enormity of learning disruption during the … more
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