Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon will no longer offer paid time off for employees with COVID-19, according to multiple reports. The online retail giant announced the change, which went into effect on Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidance surrounding its handling...

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Mariupol evacuation underway; resolution would authorize US intervention: Live Ukraine updates

Mariupol evacuation underway; resolution would authorize US intervention: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe mass evacuation of Mariupol began with Ukrainian authorities hoping thousands more residents would escape the devastated city. Live updates.     

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Biden’s $1.9T stimulus caused inflation, critics say. But others argue it saved the economy.

Biden’s $1.9T stimulus caused inflation, critics say. But others argue it saved the economy.

This post was originally published on this siteSome economists say Biden’s $1.9T American Rescue Plan was a big contributor to inflation. Others say the stimulus saved the economy.     

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Judge rules January 6 committee can obtain RNC and Trump campaign email data

Judge rules January 6 committee can obtain RNC and Trump campaign email data

This post was originally published on this siteA federal judge has decided to allow the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol Hill insurrection to obtain the Republican National Committee’s marketing email data leading up to January 6, 2021.

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Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

This post was originally published on this siteThe path forward for the critical housing investments Democrats sought to protect in the Build Back Better Act (BBB) is getting murky, as uncertainty hangs over the party’s chances of passing its partisan package amid resistance from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). Democrats garnered...

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White House braces for potential showdown between Biden and Putin at G20

White House braces for potential showdown between Biden and Putin at G20

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden and his advisers are still in conversations about how to approach November’s Group of 20 summit, whose hosts received confirmation Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to attend.

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Are we in a recession? What the GDP dip last quarter means for our economy

Are we in a recession? What the GDP dip last quarter means for our economy

This post was originally published on this siteGDP fell by 1.4% last quarter. That doesn’t necessarily mean the U.S. is closer to a recession, but some say one might be on the way in 2023.     

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Inflation Rises to Four-Decade High, According to the Fed’s Preferred Measure

Inflation Rises to Four-Decade High, According to the Fed’s Preferred Measure

This post was originally published on this siteConsumer prices surged in March, amid higher energy costs after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Russian strike targets Kyiv shortly after UN chief meets with Zelenskyy: Live Ukraine updates

Russian strike targets Kyiv shortly after UN chief meets with Zelenskyy: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteA Russian missile strike targeting Kyiv killed at least one person shortly after a meeting between UN Secretary-General Guterres and Zelenskyy.     

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Consumers’ Shift to Travel, Dining Out Boosted March Spending, Economists Estimate

Consumers’ Shift to Travel, Dining Out Boosted March Spending, Economists Estimate

This post was originally published on this siteConsumer spending is estimated by economists to have accelerated in March as rising wages propelled Americans to spend more on services like dining out and travel.

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