U.S. Jobless Claims Reach 52-Year Low

U.S. Jobless Claims Reach 52-Year Low

Weekly jobless claims fell sharply to the lowest level in 52 years, reflecting the labor market’s tightening as the economy recovers from the effects of the pandemic. Worker filings for initial unemployment benefits, a proxy for layoffs, dropped 71,000 to 199,000 last week, the lowest level since November 1969, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. Source … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse trial live updates: Jury to deliberate for 4th day in attempt to reach verdict in Kenosha shooting case

Kyle Rittenhouse trial live updates: Jury to deliberate for 4th day in attempt to reach verdict in Kenosha shooting case

KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial will enter a fourth day of deliberations as it attempts to reach a verdict on five charges against the Antioch, Illinois teen.At the end of the day Thursday, jurors were sent home with the only piece of the case they’ve been approved to review … Read more

College football winners, losers, overreactions for Week 11: Texas, Florida reach embarrassing lows

College football winners, losers, overreactions for Week 11: Texas, Florida reach embarrassing lows

Week 11 in college football didn’t feature the depth of top-tier matchups as the last few weeks, but the incredible lows will live for years in our collective memories.  Specifically, two of the proudest programs in college football — Florida and Texas — set records for all the wrong reasons. No. 8 Oklahoma’s loss to … Read more