Democracy Dies in Darkness
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics via FRED)
The unemployment rate dropped to 3.4 percent, reaching a new longtime low, despite widespread tech layoffs.
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U.S. defense officials said the high-altitude balloon was spotted this week over Montana, but they would not specify its present whereabouts. The Pentagon considered shooting it down but opted not to out of fear the debris could cause injuries.
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The spiritual question, at its most basic, is: If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, tastes like a duck, but you’re not supposed to eat a duck, does God consider this “cheating”?
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The poll found Americans increasingly doubtful that law enforcement officers are properly trained in using appropriate force or that they treat White and Black people equally.
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Las Vegas journalist Jeff German was killed before finishing a story about a Ponzi scheme targeting Mormons. So a Washington Post reporter stepped in to help.
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