The nations have agreed to cut their crude production by an extra 500,000 barrels a day.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
Beijing promised in September to lift the tariffs, adding to conciliatory steps that raised hopes for a settlement.
By Associated Press
The unemployment rate declined to 3.5% from 3.6% in October, matching a half-century low, the Labor Department reported Friday. And wages rose a solid 3.1% in November compared with a year earlier.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Fifty-five years after co-founding the rock band The Who, Pete Townshend is still at it. The lead lyricist and guitarist says he actually doesn’t enjoy performing but views it as an “easy” job necessary to finance his lifestyle and support…
By Paul Solman
The finalized rule, announced Wednesday, will restrict states from exempting work-eligible adults from having to obtain steady employment in order to receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which helps feed more than 36 million Americans.
By Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page and Sergey Brin shaped a startup born in a Silicon Valley garage into one of the world's…
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Investors had been hoping for a deal this year, or at least enough progress to stave off new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including smartphones and laptops, scheduled to start Dec. 15.
Medicare’s annual open enrollment period ends on Dec. 7.
By Denise Cummins
American workers need to work fewer—not more—hours to increase productivity at work and at home.
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