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A HELP WANTED sign is displayed in a Northbrook, Ill., storefront. The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week and remains historically low even as the U.S. economy slows in the midst of decades-high inflation. / AP PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH

Fewer Americans seek jobless benefits despite slowing economy

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week and remains historically low even as the U.S. economy slows in...
ON THE GO: A worker prepares to make a delivery on a bicycle in front of Gorillas mini-warehouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York City in April. Gorillas is one of several companies that venture capitalists have poured billions into in the latest pandemic delivery craze. / AP PHOTO/TALI ARBEL

Are these fast-delivery apps going to vanish just as fast?

When Mahlet Berhanemeskel gets back to her New York City home from her 90-minute commute, she doesn’t feel like cooking. So instead she orders...
MISSING THE FUN: Dawn Abbott, CEO of Fun Productions, a small corporate-events company that she started in 1991, is shown amid the unused items in the company’s northeast Denver warehouse.  / AP PHOTO/DAVID ZALUBOWSKI

More workers losing hope of getting back jobs

Eric Benz didn’t worry very much when his graphic design firm in Atlanta laid him off in March. He felt sure he’d be recalled...

Here’s the dark side of daylight savings

A train hurtled around a corner at 82 mph, eventually coming off the rails and killing four passengers. Decades earlier, faulty decision-making resulted in...
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