Hiring slows back down as economy adds only 210,000 jobs
American employers added just 210,000 jobs last month, indicating a slowdown in the pandemic recovery following a surge in hiring in October.
Public funding of religious education offers another test for conservative high court
As school boards across the nation erupt with parents demanding more influence over their children’s education, the Supreme Court will hear a case on Wednesday over whether parents can use public funds to send their children to religious schools.
Investors spooked by omicron strain, Federal Reserve conceding inflation
Markets tanked this week as concerns grow over the new omicron strain of Covid-19 and the imminence of the Federal Reserve pulling the plug on its support due to persistent inflation concerns.
In suit with rape accuser, Trump tries again for DOJ proxy
Acknowledging that their decision will impact the U.S. government’s ability to stand in as a defendant for future U.S. presidents, an appeals court heard arguments Friday in a federal defamation case against former President Donald Trump.
Man clad as Jack Skellington at Capitol riot arrested for whacking police with table leg
A Nevada man who repeatedly assaulted law enforcement with a table leg and threw several other objects at other officers was arrested on Friday, nearly one year after the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Parents of Michigan shooting suspect charged with involuntary manslaughter
The parents of Ethan Crumbley, the 15-year-old sophomore who police say killed four in a high school shooting spree on Tuesday, will face criminal charges for their role in the deadliest school shooting since 2018.
Colorado grocery store shooting suspect found incompetent to stand trial
Following the recommendation of four experts, a Colorado judge on Friday declared the man suspected of shooting and killing 10 people in a Colorado grocery store this past March incompetent to stand trial.
Merkel bids farewell to politics, leaves mixed legacy
After 16 years at the helm of Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to leave public life and hand over the reins of the European Union's largest state to a new government led by the center-left Social Democrats.
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