US added 678,000 jobs in February in sign of economic health

WASHINGTON — US employers added a robust 678,000 jobs in February, another gain that underscored the economy’s solid health as the omicron wave fades and more Americans venture out to spend at restaurants, shops and hotels despite surging inflation. The Labor Department’s report Friday also showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 4% to a … Read more

Your health could be at risk from climate change

Climate change is already having a lasting – potentially irreversible – effect on our natural environments. The latest grave warning from the world’s leading climate scientists suggests it also poses an increasing risk to your personal health. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report on Monday, in which hundreds of … Read more

First January 6 trial set to start, with high stakes for scores of other defendants

CNN — The sweeping January 6 investigation is headed into a new phase, with the first trial set to begin on Monday. The stakes are undeniably high. The outcome is likely to influence scores of criminal defendants who face similar charges related to the attack on the US Capitol, and even could impact the major … Read more