By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.3% in January -- down by just 0.4% from last month -- and employers added some 49,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday.This is the first... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate was 6.7% in December -- unchanged from the previous month -- and employers cut some 140,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday."What's really driving the economy is still the... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News (BEIJING) -- In a new state media report, the Chinese government is defending its policies against Muslim women in the country's westernmost province, where it's been accused of forced mass sterilization -- a horrific crime it strongly denies.
By MORGAN WINSOR and ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 85.8 million people worldwide and killed over 1.8 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 245,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate slipped to 6.7%, the Department of Labor said Friday.The fresh economic data shows the labor market clawing its way out of the pandemic-induced... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One in 10 residents in Maricopa County, Arizona, has had coronavirus, according to antibody testing done by the the county health department.The results of the 11-day serosurvey conducted by the Maricopa County... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The unemployment rate in the U.S. fell to 6.9% and employers added 638,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday.The latest jobs report comes in the midst of a presidential race that remains... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(BOSTON) -- All in-person learning for Boston Public School students has been suspended after health officials found that the citywide COVID-19 positivity rate jumped significantly in the past week.Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Employers added 661,000 jobs in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.9% from 8.4%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said in its latest employment report.Friday's jobs report is the last one before... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York City reported its highest daily positivity rate since June on Tuesday, the same day elementary schools started welcoming students back in person and a day before restaurants began indoor dining.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 998,000 people worldwide.Over 33.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.