More than half of 4,000 restaurant operators surveyed in September by the National Restaurant Association say that business conditions are worse now than three months ago.
The debt-ceiling increase covers federal borrowing only until about Dec. 3. That means Congress faces yet another deadline to stave off default and prevent a government shutdown, two urgent tasks that carry significant political and economic consequences in the case of failure.
Nine months after the Jan. 6 insurrection and his subsequent departure from the White House, Pence’s friends and advisers say he is likely to run for president—especially if Trump does not.
The administration said the plan to buy rapid, at-home coronavirus tests should address ongoing shortages and quadruple the number of tests available to Americans by December,
Regulators would have to authorize Johnson & Johnson booster shots before the public could receive them.
Data about booster shots for those who had received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines could be a few weeks away from being reviewed, days after an FDA panel approved booster shots for a limited population of those who had received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
The numbers are staggering: The child-care services industry is still down 126,700 workers—more than a 10 percent decline from pre-pandemic levels, Labor Department data shows.
The Star’s investment on a single story was especially astonishing at a time when local and regional newspapers around the country have faced shrinking ad revenue or hedge-fund takeovers, some of them closing altogether.
An FBI agent accused of failing to properly investigate former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar—and lying about it later—was fired days before a high-stakes public hearing into the bureau’s flawed investigation of the child sex-abuse case.
After accounting for all the federal relief payments, the so-called supplemental poverty measure declined to 9.1% in 2020—the lowest on record and a significant decline from 11.8% in 2019.
Three major studies published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight the continued efficacy of all three vaccines amid the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.
People who refuse to comply with a federal mandate that requires them to wear masks in airports, and on trains, buses and in other public transportation settings will face stiffer penalties from the Transportation Security Agency.
President Joe Biden announced sweeping new COVID vaccine mandates Thursday designed to affect tens of millions of Americans. He also adopted an antagonistic tone toward the unvaccinated Thursday, placing blame on those refusing to get shots for harming other Americans.
The pressure on President Biden is increasing as the public health outlook worsens. The seven-day average of coronavirus deaths across the United States was 1,524 as of Wednesday, compared with 509 one month ago
Booster confusion appears to have reached epidemic proportions amid a flood of new scientific studies that are not always consistent with one another. “Fully vaccinated” is suddenly a squishy concept.
A new federal report says racial minorities in the United States can expect more deaths from extreme heat and property loss from flooding.
On Thursday, a judge ruled that Apple will have to continue fighting a lawsuit brought by users in federal court, alleging that the company’s voice assistant Siri has improperly recorded private conversations.
Analysts say they expect supply-chain issues to cause widespread shortages, less selection and higher prices for a number of popular holiday gifts, including gaming consoles, TVs, toys and sneakers.