David McHugh, Associated Press | PostedJul 2nd - 3:07am
The unemployment rate in the 19 countries that use the euro currency inched higher to 7.4 % in May from 7.3% in April as governments used active labor market support programs to cushion the impact of the virus outbreak on workers.
Oscar Wells Gabriel Ii, Associated Press | PostedJul 2nd - 1:05am
Fox News isn't disclosing the nature of the sexual misconduct allegations against daytime news anchor Ed Henry. But whatever it is, the network feels it's serious enough to cost him his gig. Fox says it got a complaint a week ago from an attorney about Henry's alleged misconduct. It hired an outside investigator, which provided information Fox says led them to let Henry go. A lawyer for Henry denies the allegations and says his client is confident he'll be cleared if there's a “full hearing in an appropriate forum.” Henry co-anchored “America’s Newsroom.''
The World Health Organization says smoking is linked to a higher risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus in hospitalized patients, although it was unable to specify exactly how much greater those risks might be.
Philip Marcelo, Associated Press | PostedJul 1st - 10:01pm
When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local cycle shops in favor of a Black-owned one a few miles away in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.
Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | PostedJul 1st - 10:01pm
U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedJul 1st - 7:49pm
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. will pay $678 million to the U.S. government and various states to settle a lawsuit over a sham speaker program that distributed cash, expensive dinners and other treats to induce doctors to prescribe its products, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law Wednesday that bans abortion based on the race, sex or genetic anomalies of a fetus, adding new limits in a state that already has some of the strictest abortion laws in the U.S.
City leaders voted Wednesday to slash the Los Angeles Police Department budget by $150 million, reducing the number of officers to a level not seen for more than a decade amid nationwide demands to shift money away from law enforcement agencies during America's reckoning over police brutality and racial injustice.