The number of Americans filing for jobless aid fell last week as the labor market remains resilient in the face of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases meant to cool the economy.
Poppy seed bagels could become a threat to military readiness after recent studies found that those who eat the seeds could test positive for drug use.
The U.S. Senate is passing two resolutions formally condemning China’s communist regime for illegally incurring into American airspace with a spy balloon and demanding transparency on the issue from the Biden administration.
Republican lawmakers said the Chinese high-altitude balloon’s recent passage over the United States was a chance to raise awareness in America about the prevalence of China’s surveillance efforts.
WASHINGTON—U.S. retail sales increased by the most in nearly two years in January after two straight monthly declines as Americans boosted purchases of motor vehicles and other goods, pointing to the economy’s continued resilience despite higher borrowing costs.
Franklin “Frankie” Orwig III, aged 4, was reported missing from his home on Burgess Avenue in Cocoa, Florida, just before 9 a.m. on Friday (Feb. 10), according to the Brevard County Sheriffs Office. Frankie’s father, Frank, explained that he fell asleep while his son was playing on an iPad, and when he woke up Frankie was gone.
The U.S. recovery effort of an object that was shot down over Alaska last week faces severe weather conditions, according to weather forecasts.
DENVER—Police in Colorado said Thursday they were investigating a car theft and the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy found inside by the car’s owner after an exchange of gunfire.
PLYMOUTH, Mass.—A Massachusetts woman used exercise bands to strangle her three children in the family home in a well-planned assault while her husband was out for about 20 minutes picking up medicine at a pharmacy and takeout, a prosecutor said at her arraignment Tuesday.
MILLER PLACE, N.Y.—An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken, authorities said.
A dolphin skull was discovered at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in late January.
The U.S. manufacturing industry contracted for the third month in a row in January, and remained below a key threshold that is consistent with a recession in the broader U.S. economy.