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Biden push to vaccinate feds forces uncomfortable questions

July 29, 2021 11:31 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s requirement for federal workers to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status is likely to force uncomfortable questions not only at...

Wall Street pushes broadly higher after two days of losses

July 29, 2021 2:36 pm Singapore — Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday as the latest government data showed continued economic growth and investors reviewed another batch of mostly positive...

Software developers’ perceived race may affect success of their proposals: study

July 29, 2021 10:51 am A new study from University of Waterloo researchers shows developers perceived to be non-white are much less likely to see their proposed changes to open-source...

Stocks rise following solid economic, earnings reports

July 29, 2021 9:16 am Singapore — Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday as the latest government data showed continued economic growth and investors reviewed another batch...

Stocks open higher after solid economic, earnings reports

July 29, 2021 8:52 am Singapore — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following solid reports on economic growth and better-than-expected results from several major companies. The S&P 500...

US economy surpasses pre-pandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth

July 29, 2021 8:26 am WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that...

US jobless claims down 24,000 to 400,000 as economy recovers

July 29, 2021 7:41 am WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits slid last week, another sign that the job market continues to recover rapidly from the...

Biden woos working class with new ‘buy American’ efforts

July 28, 2021 2:11 pm MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden checked out the big rigs at a Pennsylvania truck factory on Wednesday and promised workers that his policies...

At Mack plant, Biden checks out big rigs, chats up workers

July 28, 2021 1:01 pm MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday checked out half-built big rigs and chatted up workers at a Mack Truck plant in Pennsylvania...

Can Biden’s efforts lead to more American factory jobs?

July 28, 2021 11:56 am MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden hoped to connect with blue-collar workers Wednesday at a truck factory in Pennsylvania during a visit to push...

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