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US Adds 145,000 Jobs; Unemployment Holds at 3.5%

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic e...
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Cheers, Tears, Prayers for 2020: A New Decade Is Ushered In

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: Australia More than ...

New California Law Expands Same-Day Voter Registration

SACRAMENTO — California will allow voters to register on Election Day at all polling places in 2020. California's voter registration period closes 15 days prior to Election Day. The conditional registration period is anytime between 14 days prior to an elec...