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  • I-Team Feb 21

    Violence Toward E.R. Nurses and Doctors Is the ‘Dirty Little Secret' of Health Care

    The nurses that spoke with NBC New York said change can’t arrive soon enough, and the help they need is an emergency — as all too often it’s them who are becoming the patients

  • Ohio Feb 20

    Sit. Study. Fetch a Bachelor's Degree in Dog Training

    Luna the springer spaniel is learning to sniff out a troublesome golf course fungus in return for a tennis ball while helping her handler fetch a new breed of bachelor’s degree. The four-year program in “canine training and management” officially launches this fall at the State University of New York at Cobleskill amid a surge in demand for specially trained...

  • Women in Tech Feb 7

    These Are the 10 Best Cities for Women in Tech

    Between 2018 and 2028, more than 500,000 new jobs are expected to be added to the computer and information technology workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But despite this growing demand for talent, the tech industry has made slow gains in providing equal opportunity for both men and women in the field. In 2018, according to the National...

  • Economy Feb 7

    US Adds 225,000 Jobs in January, Unemployment Ticks Up to 3.6%

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced employers added 225,000 jobs in January, beating out expectations and providing timely evidence of the U.S. economy’s enduring health. The unemployment rate ticked up 3.6%. Hiring jumped at the beginning of the year as U.S. employers added 225,000 jobs, bolstering an economy that faces threats from China’s viral outbreak, an ongoing trade war...

  • Daniel Macht Sep 10, 2019

    Hasbro Takes on the Gender Pay Gap With New Ms. Monopoly Game

    Hasbro wants to take the conversation over the gender pay gap out of the board room and into the living room with its new Ms. Monopoly game, launching this month. Dubbed “the first game where women make more than men,” the updated version of the classic board-game introduces new women-centric elements, starting with its titular character. Ms. Monopoly is the...

  • Minnesota Aug 18, 2019

    Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

    It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2019

    President Trump Holds Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Drawing Thousands of Supporters and Protesters

    President Donald Trump is holding a rally in front of thousands of supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, looking to once again demonstrate his popularity with New Hampshire’s Republican voters. The “Keep America Great” rally started with a minutes-long ovation when Trump took the stage at Southern New Hampshire University Arena.

  • Donald Trump Jun 22, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Repeated Falsehood on Auto Plants

    In launching his reelection campaign, President Donald Trump repeated a claim about new auto plants that he made a year-and-a-half ago. It’s still not true, and it fits a pattern of Trump falsely boasting of unexpected or unusual gains in the auto industry.

  • Associated Press Jun 19, 2019

    Trump Launches 2020 Campaign at Orlando Rally

    President Donald Trump officially announced his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday at a rally in Orlando.

  • georgia Jun 10, 2019

    Seniors More Likely to Work Longer in Big Metropolitan Areas

    Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. “Those are the areas where all of the jobs are, really,” says Anqi Chen,...

  • georgia Jun 10, 2019

    Seniors More Likely to Work Longer in Big Metropolitan Areas

    Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. “Those are the areas where all of the jobs are, really,” says Anqi Chen,...

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Jun 6, 2019

    Poll: Some Younger Workers Not Happy With Graying Workforce

    A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America’s aging workforce as...

  • Southern California Jun 6, 2019

    Poll: Some Younger Workers Not Happy With Graying Workforce

    A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America’s aging workforce as...

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Jun 1, 2019

    Workplace Violence: How to Protect Yourself on the Job

    Nearly 2 million Americans are the victims of violence in the workplace each year, and many other cases go unreported, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Here’s what you should know about the dangers you may face at work and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • US Federal Reserve May 1, 2019

    Many College Grads Feel Their Grip on Middle Class Loosening

    A college degree has long been a ticket to the U.S. middle class. It typically confers higher pay, stronger job security, greater home ownership and comparatively stable households. Those benefits have long been seen as worth the sacrifices often required, from deferred income to student debt. Yet college graduates aren’t as likely as they once were to feel they belong...

  • Donald Trump Feb 13, 2019

    Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

    Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through. Although T-Mobile says it won’t raise prices for three years, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said he isn’t sure that Trump administration regulators are willing to hold T-Mobile to...

  • facebook Dec 6, 2018

    The 10 Best Places to Work in 2019, According to Glassdoor

    Now is a great time for workers looking for a job. According to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the American economy added 250,000 jobs in October, and unemployment remained at just 3.7 percent, the lowest since 1969. This tight labor market means that companies must compete to attract and retain talent. Each year, job search...

  • Harvard Sep 5, 2018

    After a Starbucks Opens in Town, Housing Prices Tend to Rise, Harvard Study Finds

    Each new Starbucks boosts the value of housing prices in a neighborhood. And not by an insignificant amount. This data point is revealed in a broader study on gentrification by the Harvard Business School that relied on information from Yelp, the online restaurant review platform, and the United States Census.

  • Donald Trump Sep 3, 2018

    Fact Check: Trump's Imaginary Wages, Trade Falsehoods

    It was a week of exaggeration and outright fiction for President Donald Trump as he sought to push through a trade pact with Mexico, hyped numbers on jobs and raged against Google and the Russia investigation. He wrongly describes the deal to replace the three-nation North American Free Trade Agreement as “one of the largest” and made a questionable assertion...

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2018

    Trump Announces Understanding for Trade Agreement With Mexico

    President Donald Trump and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced they’d agreed to the outline of a new trade deal in a conference call witnessed by reporters morning. The proposed deal comes amid NAFTA negotiations.

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