Britain wants changes to the deal it reached on trade in Northern Ireland, while the EU insists on keeping the essence of the deal.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Members of the House are scrambling to Washington to pass a short-term lift of the nation's debt limit. The vote Tuesday will ensure the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Labor Department said that quits jumped to 4.3 million in August, the highest on records dating back to December 2000.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
An Associated Press review of bulk distribution numbers from hundreds of food banks across the country revealed a clear downward trend in the amount of food handed out across the country, starting in the spring as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout…
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Dozens of large German companies have urged the country's next government to put in place ambitious policies to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord.
By Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press
A scientist at the Cyprus Institute's Climate and Atmosphere Research Center said that although this "can't happen overnight," governments have to make the switch within the next two decades to avert potentially "irreversible effects" such as desertification.
By Christopher Rugaber, David McHugh, David Keyton, Associated Press
One U.S.-based economist’s pioneering research showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring, and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers. Two others shared the award for creating a way to study these types of…
By Associated Press
Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
Facebook has recently taken a harsher tone toward whistleblower Frances Haugen, suggesting that the social network could be considering legal retaliation after Haugen went public with internal research that she copied before leaving her job earlier this year.
By Paul Solman, Diane Lincoln Estes
The September jobs report shows that the unemployment rate fell to 4.8% and job openings are at a record high with wages increased again last month, as companies tried to attract new employees. But more than 25 million people quit…
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