Stories tagged: Americans
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no
Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Nobel in physiology, medicine awarded to three Americans for discovery of ‘clock genes’
Three Americans – Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young – have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on molecular mechanisms that …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Iran confirms 2 jailed Americans lost their appeal
Iran has confirmed that an Iranian-American businessman and his 81-year-old father have lost an appeal over their 10-year prison sentences.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Consumer confidence highest since 2001
Consumers’ views on current conditions hit the highest level since July 2001, while expectations for the future rebounded after a slight dip in June.
Mon., July 17, 2017
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Why is America so tolerant of Trump?
Sixty-three million people voted for this. And make no mistake, they knew what they were getting.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Two Americans volunteering with Syrian Kurds die battling Islamic State
A former Occupy Wall Street protester and volunteer medic who had taken up the cause of the Middle East’s Kurds was one of two American volunteers killed while fighting against …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Trump’s America faces a $13 trillion consumer debt hangover
Americans faced with lackluster income growth have been financing more of their spending with debt instead. There are early signs that loan burdens are growing unsustainably large for borrowers with …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
1 in 6 newlyweds’ spouse is of different race or ethnicity
More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015, the highest proportion in American history, a new study …
Sun., March 5, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Poll: Divided Americans fret country losing identity
A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds Republicans are far more likely to cite a culture grounded in Christian beliefs and the traditions of …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
Dana Milbank: Meet some of the ‘enemies’ of Americans
AIlow me to introduce you to the backgrounds of some of my colleagues who Trump would have you believe are enemies of the American people.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Americans are seriously stressed out about the future of the country, survey finds
We’re a nation of people already wound pretty tight. But right now we’re more stressed out than we’ve been in the past decade, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
North Korea shows no sign of wanting to talk about releasing two Americans
North Korea is holding two U.S. citizens as “prisoners of war,” regime officials have told Americans lobbying for their release, as the months drag on with no word about the …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
Americans got raise last year for first time since 2007
In a long-awaited sign that middle-class Americans are finally seeing real economic gains, U.S. households got a raise last year after seven years of stagnant incomes. Rising pay also lifted …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Most American households doing better financially
Most American households say their finances have strengthened slightly, but nearly half report that they would struggle to meet $400 in expenses from an unexpected emergency, according to the Federal …
Sat., May 14, 2016
Michael Gerson: When bigotry leads to dehumanization
In a survey of Americans conducted by Bruneau and Kteily, the dehumanization of Muslims (as you’d expect) was a strong predictor of support for policies such as carpet bombing in …
Sat., March 17, 2012, 10:37 p.m.
Chiefs end regular season with victory
Although it was meaningless when it comes to playoff implications, the Spokane Chiefs got a win over their rivals in Saturday night’s regular-season finale.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2012, 10:54 p.m.
Chiefs stand tall in win over high-powered Ams
First place wasn’t on the line, but pride – that’s always on the line. It just doesn’t matter where these teams sit in the standings. When the Spokane Chiefs and …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2012
Tri-City Americans get early lead, tops Spokane Chiefs
KENNEWICK – Tri-City jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and the U.S. Division-leading Americans beat the rival Spokane Chiefs 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the …