US employers add 678,000 jobs as pandemic fears fade
American employers added a whopping 678,000 new jobs last month while the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8%, a pandemic-era low.
‘Made in America’ boast will get a bit more challenging to make
President Joe Biden unveiled new rules Friday that will more closely scrutinize where the creation of components in a product labeled "Made in America" occurred, a move the White House says will bolster domestic manufacturing as more companies announce plans for U.S. factory jobs
FBI wins narrow high court ruling on failed mosque sting operation
The FBI can invoke privilege for state secrets to duck a lawsuit over a failed operation spying on Muslims after 9/11, the Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision Friday.
No more masks in NYC schools, indoor venue can drop vaccine requirement
New York City will no longer require masks in public schools or proof of vaccination in almost all public places, Mayor Eric Adams announced Friday.
White House advances large solar project on tribal land outside Las Vegas
The Biden administration announced it would advance the proposal for a commercial-scale solar project to be installed on tribal land in the desert outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Georgia conservationists get new shot to sue developer over wetland damage
Environmentalists are hopeful for stricter enforcement of the Clean Water Act after the 11th Circuit reinstated a lawsuit against a real estate developer they say landscaped over a wetland without proper permits.
Russia attacks nuclear power plant, advances amid heavy fighting
Russian troops were accused of attacking and then seizing Europe's largest nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine early Friday morning as Moscow's brutal invasion slowly advanced amid heavy fighting and mounting chaos.
Taking aim at oligarchs, UK moves to shut down ‘London laundromat’
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted widespread acknowledgment in the United Kingdom of the country’s complicity in Russian money laundering for decades, with significant illicit economic activity located primarily in London.
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