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U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

Investors are waking up to a possible Biden victory in U.S. presidential election

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are increasingly preparing for market volatility ahead of the U.S. presidential election, with some shifting stock positions and selling the … Read more

U.S. farmers scramble for help as COVID-19 scuttles immigrant workforce

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus delayed the arrival of seasonal immigrants who normally help harvest U.S. wheat, leaving farmers to depend on high school … Read more

Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden thrusts his fist while answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in … Read more

Why Amy McGrath could cost Republicans the U.S. Senate, even if she loses to Mitch McConnell

(Reuters) – Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath’s long-shot bid to unseat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could help undermine Republican efforts to retain their majority … Read more