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Local economist says ‘great jobs report’ showed US employers added 528,000 jobs

Friday's jobs report comes at a critical moment for President Biden, who has maintained that the economy is slowing down, not heading into a recession.
2 days ago

Gabby Petito’s legacy: $100K for domestic violence hotline

The mother of Gabby Petito is keeping the memory of her murdered daughter alive by speaking out on behalf of domestic abuse survivors.
3 days ago

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

Pelosi's visit has triggered increased tension between China and the United States. China claims Taiwan as part of its territory.
5 days ago

AP source: US operation killed al-Qaida leader al-Zawahri

A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter.
6 days ago

Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Twitter is warning that governments around the globe are making more requests of the company to remove posts or snoop on accounts.
10 days ago

Black family sues Sesame Place, alleging discrimination

The Baltimore family said multiple costumed characters ignored a 5-year-old Black girl during a Sesame Place meet-and-greet event.
10 days ago

US signs off on 800,000 more doses of monkeypox vaccine

The announcement follows weeks of delays and growing criticism that authorities have been too slow in deploying the monkeypox vaccine.
11 days ago

Biden tests negative for COVID-19, ends ‘strict isolation’

President Joe Biden is ending his COVID-19 isolation after testing negative for the virus on Tuesday night, according to a letter from the White House.
11 days ago

News from Walmart sends US markets tumbling

Stocks were dragged lower Tuesday after a warning from corporate giant Walmart that inflation is negatively impacting American consumers' spending power.
12 days ago

Pope apologizes for ‘catastrophic’ school abuses in Canada

As part of a lawsuit settlement involving the government, churches and approximately 90,000 survivors, Canada paid reparations that amounted to billions of dollars being transferred to Indigenous communities.
13 days ago

California forest fire burns out of control near Yosemite

A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park that was burning out of control Sunday through tinder-dry forest land has grown into one of California’s biggest blazes of the year, forcing thousands of residents to flee remote mountain communities.
14 days ago

White House insiders to talk about Trump’s actions on Jan. 6

Pottinger and Matthews will join Cassidy Hutchinson in the exclusive club of Trump White House insiders who have appeared publicly.
17 days ago

Uvalde schools look to fire Chief Arredondo after shooting

Arredondo has been accused by state officials of making several critical mistakes during the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.
18 days ago

House passes same-sex marriage bill in retort to high court

Tuesday's election-year roll call, 267-157, was partly political strategy, forcing all House members, Republicans and Democrats, to go on the record.
18 days ago

Buffalo supermarket shooter arraigned on federal charges

Along with hate crimes and weapons counts, the 27-count indictment returned last week accuses Payton Gendron of engaging in substantial planning to commit an act of terrorism.
20 days ago

Deposition of Trump, 2 children delayed after Ivana’s death

The ex-president, son Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka had been scheduled for depositions starting as soon as Friday.
23 days ago

Buffalo supermarket to reopen 2 months after mass shooting

A moment of silence and prayer will be held Thursday at Tops Friendly Market to honor the victims, employees and community impacted by the May 14 shooting.
24 days ago

US inflation reached a new 40-year high in June of 9.1%

Consumer prices soared 9.1% compared with a year earlier, the government said Wednesday, the biggest yearly increase since 1981.
25 days ago

NASA’s new telescope shows star death, dancing galaxies

The first image from the $10 billion Webb Telescope showed a jumble of distant galaxies that went deeper into the cosmos than humanity has ever seen.
26 days ago

Amazon Prime Day comes amid slowdown in online sales growth

In the early days of the pandemic, Amazon's profits soared as homebound shoppers went online to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
26 days ago

Jan. 6 panel probes Trump’s ‘siren call’ to extremists

The Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, are extremist far-right groups whose leaders and others are now facing rare sedition charges for their roles.
26 days ago

Far out: NASA space telescope’s 1st cosmic view goes deep

The first image from the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope is the farthest humanity has ever seen in both time and distance,
27 days ago

Yosemite fire grows as crews protect iconic sequoias

A wildfire threatening the largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park more than doubled in size in a day.
28 days ago

Wildfire grows near famed Yosemite grove of sequoia trees

A portion of Yosemite National Park has been closed as a wildfire rages near a grove of California's famous giant sequoia trees, officials said.
30 days ago