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Whitworth University has announced a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for the coming fall semester.
Latinas have left the workforce at rates higher than any other demographic and have had some of the highest unemployment rates throughout the pandemic, according to a report by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative.
U.S. home construction rose 3.6% in May as builders battled a surge in lumber prices that have made homes more expensive
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned about possible food shortages and called for his people to brace for extended COVID-19 restrictions as he opened a major political conference to discuss national efforts to salvage a broken economy.
SEATTLE – A federal jury is deciding whether one of the nation’s biggest private prison companies must pay minimum wage – instead of $1 a day – to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its jail in Washington state.
BOISE — Unemployed Idaho residents could get kicked out of a state benefits program if they don't follow new job-seeking requirements that went into effect this month.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country’s effective return to normalcy after 16 months of coronavirus pandemic disruption and more than 600,000 lives lost.
SAN FRANCISCO — California, the first state in America to put in place a coronavirus lockdown, has turned a page on the pandemic.
Spokane-based pharmaceuticals manufacturer Jubilant HollisterStier has reached a deal to produce a new COVID-19 vaccine candidate for U.S. and Canadian markets.
The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday it is seeking to fine Air Canada about $25.5 million for what it termed extreme delays in giving refunds to thousands of passengers whose flights across the U.S.-Canada border were canceled or rescheduled.
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.
NEW YORK – A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 – weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials.
The British government fended off calls Tuesday to provide more financial support to businesses and workers suffering from its decision to delay lifting coronavirus restrictions in England until July 19.
Wholesale prices, driven by rising food costs, increased 0.8% in May and by a unprecedented amount over the past year as the U.S. economy emerges from pandemic lockdowns and pushes inflation higher.
Pharmaceutical manufacturer Jubilant HollisterStier is adding 200 more jobs in Spokane as part of a $92 million expansion of the company’s North Regal Street manufacturing plant.
In the last weekend, more than 2 million people traveled through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints, the most since the pandemic hit more than a year ago.
WASHINGTON – A new federal intelligence report warns that adherents of QAnon, the conspiracy theory embraced by some in the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, could target Democrats and other political opponents for more violence as the movement’s false prophecies increasingly fail to come true.
Jennifer Bridges, a registered nurse in Houston, is steadfast in her belief that it's wrong for her employer to force hospital workers like her to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or say goodbye to their jobs. But that's a losing legal argument so far.
Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the U.S. and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against the virus at a time when developing countries are desperate for doses.
Stocks fell on Wall Street Monday in a sluggish start to the week as investors await the latest take from the Federal Reserve on inflation.