There’s a downside to returning to pre-COVID-19 hygiene habits — colds and sore throats are back, doctors say

Many things Americans gave up over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic are coming back, from…

Supreme Court dodges cases on police liability, declining to hear excessive force claims

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court declined to hear two cases Monday challenging legal protections for law…

Bank of America to boost minimum wage to $25 an hour for its employees by 2025

Bank of America on Tuesday announced it was raising the minimum hourly wage for its employees…

Hate crimes bill to fight Asian American discrimination gets final House vote Tuesday

WASHINGTON – For more than a year, reports of hate incidents against Asian Americans have drastically climbed.  Now, legislation meant…

India reeling amid virus surge; CDC updates airborne transmission guidance: Latest COVID-19 updates

The pace of vaccination in India has dropped and regional officials there say they have limited amounts of…

Attorney General Garland seeks millions to fight domestic terrorism, sexual violence, civil rights abuses

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Merrick Garland asked Congress Tuesday for more than $35 billion in funding for the…

Consumer spending, streaming propel Amazon to second straight quarter of more than $100B in revenue

Amazon shoppers bought more products and streamed more video during the first three months of the year,…

‘Simply unacceptable’: New York police investigate 6 synagogue attacks in 3 days as possible hate crimes

A string of attacks that targeted synagogues across New York City over the weekend are being investigated…

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon sees post-pandemic boom for US economy

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said the U.S. economy is headed for a boom that could…