Hiring surges as US employers add 339,000 jobs
Undeterred by the Federal Reserve’s campaign to slow down the economy, American employers added a remarkably strong 339,000 jobs in May.
Biden to address country on debt ceiling deal
After weeks of negotiations, President Joe Biden will sign a bipartisan deal to raise the federal government’s self-imposed debt ceiling, averting a national default.
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Judge steps back from Disney case against DeSantis
A Florida judge has recused himself from the federal case brought by Disney against Republican Governor Ron DeSantis and a state oversight board.
What makes a horse wild? Advocates push back against ‘feral’ classification of historic equids
Roughly 500 horses inhabit an area along the Black River in eastern Arizona. Some say the herd descends from Spanish colonial horses. Others say the herd is more recent and doesn’t belong on the land it now grazes.
Arizona claims immunity in negligence case over foster home sex abuse
A child sex abuse victim argued for partial summary judgment Friday in a negligence suit against the state of Arizona over its placement of foster children.
‘No emotion – except hatred’: A firsthand look at a prison being transformed
Over 400 inmates have been executed at San Quentin State Prison since it opened in 1852, but now it is being remade into a rehabilitation facility.
Ecuadorians take stand against illegal gold mining
Although Ecuador was the first country in the world to grant rights to nature, gold mining is a growing problem in the Amazon. In the town of Tena, local activists are taking to the streets weekly.
Making America Soviet
So now the book banners have come for Amanda Gorman. Well, poets are dangerous, aren’t they? Especially if they’re young, gifted and Black.
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