Unemployment Hasn't Been This Low in 50 Years

The new jobs report is out, and it's a robust one. Employers added 266,000 jobs in November, easily beating estimates of 187,000, reports CNBC . Part of the surge reflects the end of a strike at GM, but the figure still represents the strongest month since January of this...

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment…

US employers add robust 266,000 jobs in November; unemployment falls to 50-year low of 3.5%

Permanent Federal Funding For HBCUs Gets…

The bills would grant $255 million annually, simplify the FAFSA process and eliminate paperwork for income-driven student loan repayment plans.

Sanders announces $150B plan to expand broadband…

Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits

10 Things to Know for Today

President Donald Trump is embracing a new strategy if he gets impeached, focusing on the Senate, where he and his Republican allies see a potential political upside to a public trial on friendlier turf

19 Women Sue Lyft After Allegedly Being Sexually…

The plaintiffs say Lyft failed to protect passengers.

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UN office: Iranian forces were ‘shooting to kil…

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'Dark money' ties raise questions for GOP Sen…

Documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal an outside group founded by top political aides to Sen

Stanford Finds 'Varsity Blues' Mastermind…

Stanford University reveals 'Varsity Blues' ring leader Rick Singer recruited seven coaches as early as 2009 to take part in the admission scam.

4 Shot Dead After UPS Truck Hijacked

Four people were shot dead after a robbery and truck hijacking came to a bloody end at an intersection in Miramar, south Florida. FBI Special Agent in Charge George Piro says the two robbery suspects, a UPS driver, and a person in a nearby vehicle were killed in a shootout...

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on…

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

WSJ: White House Considering Sending 14,000 More…

This could double the number of troops the U.S. has sent to the Middle East since May.

State Sends Blind Man to Electric Chair

Lee Hall never saw the chair he would be killed in. The 53-year-old convicted murderer was executed in Tennessee's electric chair Thursday night, making him the second blind man to be executed in the US since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976. He was sentenced to die in 1992 for...

News outlet seeks dismissal of lieutenant…

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether he should toss out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia's lieutenant governor

Huawei Sues FCC Over New Restrictions

The FCC's order bans U.S. companies from using federal funds to buy equipment and services from companies that "pose a national security threat."

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Board considers plan on moving Ole Miss…

State archives and history officials are considering the University of Mississippi's proposal to move a Confederate soldier monument from a central spot on the Oxford campus to a Confederate cemetery

NY bail reforms lead to court date for Harvey…

Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to appear in a New York City courtroom Friday for a pretrial hearing in his rape and sexual assault case

George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin's Family…

Zimmerman fatally shot the 17-year-old in 2012. He has since been acquitted of homicide charges. Now he wants $100 million in damages.

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve…

At a lab in Virginia, investigators scour through disturbing photos and videos of child sexual abuse in hopes of finding clues to help track down the abusers

TB, armed guards, lack of food at UN migrant…

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U.S. Sailor Kills 2 Civilians And Himself At…

Although officials didn't release his name, they revealed he was a U.S. sailor assigned to the USS Columbia.

Stocks advance as investors eyes jobs report…

Global shares are up as investors await what's expected to be a healthy U

Kansas judge accused of bigotry, profanities in…

A foul-mouthed Kansas judge accused of bigotry and racism is facing complaints that his conduct violates the central judicial canons of independence, integrity and impartiality

Newark Sues New York Over Homeless Resident…

Newark says New York City does not adequately inspect apartments and doesn't hold landlords accountable for uninhabitable housing in SOTA program.

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Former envoy: Putin likely ‘joyful’ about Ukr…

President Donald Trump’s former ambassador to Russia says Vladimir Putin is likely “joyful” about the renewed prominence of a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine was responsible for meddling in the 2016 election

Pearl Harbor vet’s interment to be last on sunk…

Divers will place the ashes of a USS Arizona survivor in his ship's wreckage in Pearl Harbor during a ceremony this weekend

United Airlines Orders Airbus Jets To Replace…

The airline intends to replace some of its older Boeing planes with 50 new Airbus jets starting in 2024.