February 6, 2016 RSS feed / World

Jobs report could ease US recession fears. Or not.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. More...

Japan deports star of dolphin documentary

TOKYO (AP) — The star of an Oscar-winning documentary that shows how dolphins are hunted in a Japanese village was deported to the U.S. More...

Zika spotlights rare birth defect

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little public attention.  More...

US added 151,000 jobs in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. More...

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

BOSTON (AP) — Casinos worried that millennials aren’t getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger More...

Florida ready for fight

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international travelers make it vulnerable to the Zika virus, but local governments here have a history of fighting off outbreaks before they become widespre More...

Health care law posts solid sign-up season

WASHINGTON (AP) — Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama’s health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration.  More...

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