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Is U.S. Employment at Its Peak?

Is U.S. Employment at Its Peak?

“I’m in hot demand, baby,” said Nikki Paulk, a bartender in Lincoln, Neb.Credit...Terry Ratzlaff for The New York TimesPeak jobs…
As Gas Prices Soar, Biden’s Climate Ambitions Sputter

As Gas Prices Soar, Biden’s Climate Ambitions Sputter

WASHINGTON — A year after he entered the White House with a vow that fighting global warming would be a…
As Biden Pleads for More Covid Aid, States Are Awash in Federal Dollars

As Biden Pleads for More Covid Aid, States Are Awash in Federal Dollars

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear has been toting oversize checks around his state in recent weeks, handing them out…
‘I’m in Hot Demand, Baby’: Nebraska Thrives (and Copes) With Low Unemployment

‘I’m in Hot Demand, Baby’: Nebraska Thrives (and Copes) With Low Unemployment

Harry’s Wonder Bar is a trusted old dive in Nebraska’s capital, frequented by office clerks, construction workers and graduate students…
E.P.A. Decides Against Limiting Perchlorate in Drinking Water

E.P.A. Decides Against Limiting Perchlorate in Drinking Water

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday said it would uphold a Trump-era decision and not impose limits in drinking…
Seven Decades Later, the 1950 Census Bares Its Secrets

Seven Decades Later, the 1950 Census Bares Its Secrets

WASHINGTON — At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, precisely 72 years after enumerators began knocking on the doors of some 46…
Biden Invokes Cold War Statute to Boost Critical Mineral Supply

Biden Invokes Cold War Statute to Boost Critical Mineral Supply

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Thursday took steps to try and increase domestic production of critical minerals and metals needed…
The Fed’s favorite inflation gauge climbed 6.4 percent in February.

The Fed’s favorite inflation gauge climbed 6.4 percent in February.

Inflation continued to run at the fastest pace in 40 years in February, fresh data released on Thursday showed, at…
Can Home Prices and Interest Rates Soar at the Same Time?

Can Home Prices and Interest Rates Soar at the Same Time?

It’s getting more expensive by the moment to buy a home in America. Mortgage interest rates, historically low during most…
The S.E.C. Takes Aim at SPACs

The S.E.C. Takes Aim at SPACs

The S.E.C. chair Gary Gensler proposed new rules on SPACs to address “information asymmetries, fraud and conflicts.”Credit...Evelyn Hockstein ...
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