US gains 1.8 million jobs in July, unemployment rate falls to 10.2%

U.S. 08/07/20, 15:27

The U.S. economy added 1.8 million jobs in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, Aug. 7, saying the improvements in the labor market reflected the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed due to the CCP Virus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it. In July, the ...

Trump calls for new focus on hiring former prisoners

Politics 04/01/19, 20:27

President Donald Trump said Monday he wants to follow up on criminal justice reform with efforts that help federal inmates find jobs after they leave prison. Congress passed legislation last year called the First Step Act that gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders and boosts prisoner rehabilitation efforts. ...

Trump pledges to expand opportunity for every race

Politics 02/21/19, 21:21

President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History Month. Speaking to hundreds Thursday at a White House reception, President Trump talked about the success of US economy and said the unemployment rate for African-Americans is at its "lowest ...

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