Their Service ‘Adds to America’s Strength’

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin praised the “service, dedication and sacrifice” of LGBTQ+ troops and personnel in a statement released Thursday to kick off Pride Month. “This Pride Month, we honor the service, dedication and sacrifice of members and staff of LGBTQ+ services who volunteer to defend our country. Their proud service makes America even […]

Economy adds 339K jobs in May, blowing past expectations

US added 339,000 jobs in May, unemployment rose to 3.7 percent, data released by the Labor Department on Friday. May’s job market blew up economists’ expectations. Forecasters expect the unemployment rate to remain broadly flat at 3.5% last month, despite an increase of about 195,000 jobs last month, according to consensus forecasts. The unemployment rate […]

US adds 339,000 jobs, blowing past forecasts; unemployment rises

The surprisingly resilient job market in the US continued to outperform expectations in May, adding 339,000 jobs last month. The huge numbers raise expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise rates to combat stubborn inflation. The latest figures released by the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate rose from 3.4% to […]

Biden adds new detail to murky claim about nearly joining Naval Academy

President Biden told Air Force Academy graduates on Thursday that he and his high school classmates were about to enroll in the Naval Academy but dropped out at the last minute. Biden, 80, added new details to the latest story after earlier versions were called into question for citing an improbable appointment year and missing […]

Legislative committee adds more than $120 million to Delaware governor’s proposed budget

Members of the Delaware Legislative Budget Committee have added more than $120 million to Governor John Carney’s proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The Joint Finance Committee on Wednesday completed revisions to the spending plan recommended by Governor Carney. Lawmakers added more than $124.5 million to the $5.48 billion spending plan […]

Rick Pitino adds Lefteris Liotopoulos to St. John’s 2024 recruiting class

Rick Pitino took no victory laps in the first St. John’s freshman class with 11 newcomers in 55 days. Relying on his international connections, he quickly set to work on the second group for the 2024 season. Pitino and St. John’s secured verbal commitments for 2024 from DEKA Academy’s acclaimed Greek guard Lefteris Riotopoulos on […]

Home value appreciation adds more than $120,000 in wealth for middle-class Americans

Low-income homeowners have amassed $98,900 in wealth through rising home values ​​since 2012. (iStock) A recent study found that rising home values ​​over the past decade have earned U.S. homeowners at least tens of thousands of dollars in wealth at all income levels. Survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Middle-income homeowners saw a […]

Peacock adds first streaming-exclusive NFL playoff game

Big sports fans will have to pay for the Peacock. The NFL and NBCUniversal jointly announced Monday that playoff games will be exclusively broadcast on the Peacock streaming platform starting next season. wall street journal report The deal is said to be “in the range” of $110 million. Peacock already broadcasts WWE premium live events, […]

New York City Adds Weight and Height to List of Protected Classes

New York City has added weight and height to its list of discriminatory identifiers for jobs, housing and public accommodations in the Big Apple. The city council has passed new measures adding two new classes to old waiting lists including sexual orientation, race, gender identity and national origin to prevent discriminatory treatment, Fox News reported. […]

Disney adds new Florida regulations to suit against DeSantis

The Walt Disney Company amended its lawsuit on Monday to include Florida’s new regulations in its legal battle with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. Disney added new Florida regulations enacted in the past few weeks to its amended lawsuit. Complaintwhich refers to a new transportation bill approved by Congress last week that would give state officials […]