Unemployment rate falls to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5M jobs

THE U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT to 13.3% in May, a decline from 14.7% one month prior. / AP FILE PHOTO/TONY DEJAK
THE U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT to 13.3% in May, a decline from 14.7% one month prior. / AP FILE PHOTO/TONY DEJAK
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added – a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a recession that has paralyzed the economy in the wake of the viral pandemic. The May job gain suggests that businesses have quickly been recalling…

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