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World Sep 23

Voting results are shown on boards following a United Nations General Assembly vote to address the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the U.S. against Cuba at the United Nations headquarters in New York, October 27, 2015.
WATCH: 2021 United Nations General Assembly – Day 4

With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year's UNGA, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: “We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable — the women,…

Economy Sep 23

FILE PHOTO: Help Wanted sign at taco stand in California
U.S. jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market’s recovery, at least temporarily.