Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

DETROIT (AP) — The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux. In a few days, he’ll be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evap...

AP-NORC poll: Dim view of economy stable as election nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans view the nation’s economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six weeks before Election Day — if not reasons for optimism. ...

China uproots ethnic minority villages in anti-poverty fight

CHENGBEI GAN’EN, China (AP) — Under a portrait of President Xi Jinping, Ashibusha sits in her freshly painted living room cradling her infant daughter beside a chair labeled a “gift from the governmen...

While income in the US rose in 2019, so did the uninsured

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic hit and the U.S. economy crashed, median household income was the highest ever on record, but the number of U.S. residents without health ...

2 shootings, 2 days, 2 miles: US inequality microcosm bared

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Black man, accosted by police on a domestic dispute call, is left with bullet wounds in his back that will likely keep him from ever walking again. A white 17-year-old, rifle in...

AP FACT CHECK: Is Trump's America great again or hellscape?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? ...

AP FACT CHECK: Is US great again or dystopian? GOP says both

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? ...

AP FACT CHECK: GOP taps distortions to heap praise on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Trump echoed falsehoods of his father, Melania Trump credited her husband with a dubious religious first, and the president's economic adviser wholly distorted the conditions Do...

AP-NORC poll: Many in US shoring up finances amid downturn

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the paradox of a pandemic that has crushed the U.S. economy: 12.9 million people have lost a job and a dangerous rash of businesses has closed, yet the personal finances of many...

Poll: Pandemic shifts how consumers use gig companies

NEW YORK (AP) — When ride-hailing heavyweights Uber and Lyft and delivery giants Grubhub and Instacart began making shared rides and meals available with a few taps on a smartphone, they transformed t...

AP-NORC poll: Optimism fades jobs lost to virus will return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic now believe those jobs are lost forever, a new poll shows, as temporary cutbacks give way...

Trump signs executive order as he courts Hispanic voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that creates an advisory commission tasked with improving Hispanic Americans' access to economic and educational opportuniti...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 23 The Washington Post on the importance of wearing face masks amid the ...

AP-NORC poll: Politics drive divergent view of US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' outlook on the national economy has improved somewhat from its lowest points during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, but a new poll suggests Democrats and Repu...

When Parents Are the Emergency Fund

Financial fallout from the pandemic is hitting millennials hard — and many will soon turn to their parents for help, if they haven’t already. Before parents ride to the rescue, fina...