Joshua Schumacher | World News Group

Business

U.S. inflation rate stays higher than goal, government reports

Jun 12, 2024
Interest rates to remain around 5.25 to 5.5 percent.
Crime

FBI reports decrease in violent crime in first quarter of 2024

Jun 12, 2024
Violent crime reportedly down 15%, homicide rates drop by 26% since first quarter of 2023.
News

U.S. economy adds more than 270,000 jobs in May

Jun 10, 2024
Federal Reserve refrains from lowering interest rates.
Health

CDC reports U.S. drug overdose deaths drop for first time in 5 year

May 20, 2024
Overdose deaths dropped by three percent in 2023.
Business

Federal Reserve maintains interest rates for sixth straight meeting

May 2, 2024
Federal Reserve reports no confidence in inflation decreasing.
News

FBI cites increase in number of scams targeting seniors

May 1, 2024
Seniors over 60 were most often targeted by scammers in Florida, Texas and California.
Business

U.S. economic slowdown continues, government reports

Apr 26, 2024
Government spent less, but country exported less in first quarter of 2024.
Business

Federal Trade Commission votes to prohibit noncompete clauses

Apr 23, 2024
Rule would prevent enforcement of terms that forbid employees from leaving, competing with their employers.
Business

Labor Department report reflects strong job market

Apr 8, 2024
Unemployment reportedly remains at 3.8 percent.
Business

Inflation still worse than federal goal, report shows

Apr 1, 2024
Prices of goods and services increased 2.5 percent since February 2023.
Business

Labor Department to estimate “home production” in economic reports

Mar 25, 2024
Home production described as childcare, do-it-yourself home repairs.
Business

Federal Reserve leaves interest rates in place

Mar 21, 2024
Interest rates to remain same due to high inflation.
News

CDC reports marriages in 2022 matched pre-pandemic levels

Mar 18, 2024
More than 2 million marriages took place in U.S. in 2022.
Business

Report shows little to no recent drop in inflation

Mar 13, 2024
Consumer prices continue to increase.
News

U.S. Army says it’s restructuring, cutting positions

Feb 28, 2024
Army document seeks to cut nearly 24,000 positions.
News

Supreme Court wraps up arguments on Florida social media law

Feb 26, 2024
U.S. Solicitor General argues social media platforms don't have First Amendment rights.
Business

Federal Reserve maintains interest rates, details outlook

Feb 1, 2024
Interest rates to remain between 5.25 and 5.5 percent.
News

Reported number of U.S. homeless peaks

Dec 18, 2023
Report shows more than 650,000 people across country are homeless.
Business

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady

Dec 14, 2023
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell claims inflation has decreased over past year.
National News

Appeals court says only government can bring challenges under Voting Rights Act

Nov 21, 2023
Ruling sets up potential showdown at U.S. Supreme Court.
National News

Supreme Court justices sign code of ethics

Nov 14, 2023
Congress called for justices to subscribe to code of ethics following questionable incidents.
Business

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates in place

Nov 2, 2023
Federal Reserve claims its making progress in reducing inflation.
News

State Department issues “worldwide caution” for Americans abroad

Oct 20, 2023
Report comes as war rages between Israel and terrorist organization Hamas.
News

FBI says terror threats increasing in U.S. since Israel-Hamas war

Oct 17, 2023
Most threats have been labeled as not credible.
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