The U.S. added a whopping 916,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in March as the recovery from the coronavirus recession chugged ahead, the Labor Department reported Friday. The March jobs report showed the U.S. economy picking up speed as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerated, restrictions eased and President BidenJoe […]

Then, earlier this month, she contracted the coronavirus and had to spend more than a week in isolation housing. She couldn’t be around friends and was barred from playing sports. Alone, she consumed herself with schoolwork. “I felt like I was spiraling,” Brownell said. She adds that she doesn’t think […]

Delays in freeing a mammoth container ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal have highlighted still more pressure points in global trade, a year after supply chains were disrupted by the pandemic. Tugboats and salvage crews took advantage of high tides early Monday to partially refloat the Ever Given, which carries […]

The start of a New Year comes with resolutions and goals to save more, and American Express is helping its customers keep more money in their pockets through new offers across online shopping, travel and business categories. “As we start a new year, we’re continuing to find ways to elevate […]

If you didn’t know, it’s Zero Emissions Day today. ZeDay is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the impact we have on the world in terms of burning fossil fuels, creating emissions, and contributing to the climate crisis. As part of an attempt to drive awareness of the cause […]

PARIS — Face masks are now required in France’s supermarkets, shopping malls, banks, stores and indoor markets to curb worrisome signs that the coronavirus is making inroads again. The measure took effect Monday. A fine of 135 euros (US$155) can be levied against those who don’t comply. Masks were already […]