A screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Nov. 26. The Dow Jones, NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange were all down over 1.5% after the close of regular trading on Tuesday, Nov. 30. (Richard Drew, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutesNEW YORK CITY — For the second time in three business … [Read more...] about ‘Fear mode’: Will omicron, on top of rising inflation, upend economic recovery?
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Enlarge this image U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (R), speaks to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) following an April 29, 2021, news conference on the Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, … [Read more...] about Senate effort to reform military justice system, now under threat, faces final hurdle
By Holly HonderichBBC News, WashingtonPublished48 minutes agoRelated TopicsImage source, Getty ImagesThe US Supreme Court is about to hear the most important abortion case in a generation.On Wednesday it will consider a Mississippi law, which asks the court to ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy - barring the procedure about two months earlier than the court has ever … [Read more...] about Why US abortion laws could be changed by Supreme Court ruling
An inversion begins to fill the Salt Lake Valley on Nov. 29. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutesSALT LAKE CITY — The annual challenge of inversions is back, with state regulators asking motorists to reduce travel, voluntarily refrain from igniting wood-burning devices and take public transportation if at all possible.The Utah Department of … [Read more...] about No storms in sight: Wasatch Front air quality worsens as high pressure system builds
Enlarge this image A person prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID vaccine at a clinic in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2021. Merriam-Webster has chosen "vaccine" as the word of the year, citing a sustained surge in lookups. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images In 2020, the Merriam-Webster dictionary selected "pandemic" … [Read more...] about Merriam-Webster’s 2021 word of the year is, of course, ‘vaccine’