U.S. adds 103,000 jobs in March, jobless rate 4.1%
08 April 2018 | 11:30 am
U.S. payrolls missed expectations in March with an increase of 103,000, while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent.
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With New York's annual Pride parade staying virtual for the second year running due to the pandemic, thousands of New Yorkers attend the alternative Queer Liberation March instead.
9 Jul 2021
Zaila Avant-garde, 14, became the first African American to win the 90-year-old Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday by correctly spelling 'Murraya,' a genus of plants, staying cool after a near miss with a botanical word in a previous round.
27 Jul 2021
Simone Biles' bid for a record six gold medals at the Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Tuesday (July 27) when she dropped out of the women's team final after one vault and watched as the United States surrendered their title to Russia. It was a stunning and disappointing start to the Olympics for the U.S. women, who had expected to dominate the final as they had not been beaten in a major team competition since 2011. But the entire event was turned on its head in an instant when Biles, the world and Olympic all-around champion, completely mistimed her opening vault to earn a low score of 13.766.
3 Aug 2021
"We're not going back to the shutdowns of March of 2020," says White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, as the US national average of daily coronavirus cases tops 60,000 and is rising rapidly.
21 Aug 2021
Lebanese march towards Beirut port to mark a year since a cataclysmic explosion ravaged the city, protesting impunity over the country's worst peacetime disaster at a time when its economy was already in tatters.
16 Aug 2021
Roger Federer will miss the upcoming U.S. Open and be sidelined for many months because he needs more knee surgery, an operation that the Swiss great said on Sunday will give him a "glimmer of hope" that he can resume his glittering career.
25 Aug 2021
Thousands of indigenous people march in Brazil's capital to protest far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's policies and an initiative that could take away their ancestral lands.
25 Aug 2021
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a mental health initiative for players on Tuesday, with the main draw of the U.S. Open kicking off next week.
6 Sep 2021
Switzerland is due to hold a vote this month on the legalization of same-sex marriage. Conservative politicians had called for the referendum to "protect traditions."
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Catalan separatists held their first major rally since the start of the COVID pandemic — amid divisions in their ranks over upcoming talks with the Spanish government.
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