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By Winston Wilde
The latest jobs report for April shows the U.S. capping a year of solid growth. Employers added 428,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remains steady at 3.6 percent, a pandemic-era low. But inequality continues as the economy recovers from the…
Inflation numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Labor Department show prices are up in nearly every consumer category, but especially energy costs. President Biden traveled to the midwest to explain how his administration is going to ease the pain at…
In addition to Wednesday's hike in a key interest rate, the Federal Reserve also signaled it expects to continue to raise rates through the year. Nick Timiraos, chief economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and author of a new…
By John Yang, Courtney Norris
An inflation gauge that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve jumped 6.1 percent in January compared with a year ago, the latest evidence that Americans are enduring sharp price increases that will likely worsen after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
Many economists believe the spike in prices is going to be quite high compared to a year ago, while inflation's bite has been particularly pronounced on some groups of Americans. That includes seniors living on fixed incomes and millennials who…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the state of the economy with rising inflation, the legacy of the late former Sen. Bob Dole and…
In our news wrap Friday, President Biden signed a short-term spending bill that averts a government shutdown, the latest jobs report shows fewer Americans were hired in November, a Virginia recount confirmed a Republican sweep in major races in the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, at least 3 students were killed after a shooting at their high school in southeastern Michigan. A federal appeals court upheld California's ban on high-capacity firearms magazines. New York City has become the first major…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join William Brangham to discuss the week in politics, including the new COVID- 19 variant, inflation, President Biden's leadership decisions at the Federal Reserve and the verdict in…
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