Unemployment rate falls to 3.6% as economy adds 431,000 jobs
American employers added 431,000 jobs in March while the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%, a new pandemic-era low.
One of the most consequential decisions before the Supreme Court is not on its docket
The Supreme Court is embroiled in a scandal like the institution has never experienced before. With hyper-partisan politics, waning public trust and historic rulings coming to a head, legal experts say what the justices choose to do next could have consequences for the high court’s role in American democracy.
Los Angeles settles sprawling lawsuit over homelessness crisis
Los Angeles officials announced a deal Friday with the plaintiffs in the LA Alliance lawsuit, which sought to force the city and the county to build more housing to alleviate its homelessness crisis.
NYC Amazon workers form company’s first US union
Amazon union organizers cheered, hugged and popped champagne in celebration of their historic voting victory Friday, which created the company’s first-ever union in the United States.
Rising gas prices are playing the wrong chords for Tennessee’s music scene
Nashville, Tennessee, has been a mecca for professional musicians for decades; artists of every genre are drawn to the Music City. But rising gas prices are stifling up-and-coming acts.
Ukraine hits fuel depot in Russia, retakes areas near Kyiv
Hopes for a Ukrainian victory are growing as the war entered its sixth week on Friday and some Russian troops around Kyiv withdrew under attack from Ukrainian soldiers.
‘Humanitarian parole’ for Ukrainians highlights racial bias in US immigration policy
Nearly 600 Ukrainian citizens arrived at the San Ysidro border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, on Thursday, joining the ranks of thousands of others seeking to cross into the United States.
Bolivia and Chile dispute river rights before World Court
Bolivia and Chile kicked off an expected two weeks of hearings over water access before the U.N.’s high court Friday.
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