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Unemployment rate dips to 6.7% as employers add 245,000 jobs last month

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 245,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate slipped to 6.7%, the Department of Labor said Friday.

The fresh economic data shows the labor market clawing its way out   ... Read More

This plant-based hair care brand is uniquely crafted for multicultural boys

ABC News Photo Illustration, Young King Hair CareBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- After spending hours searching for products to style her son's natural hair, only to be left with limited options, Cora Miller, along with   ... Read More

Teacher who adopted her former student and his brother eliminates over $48,000 in debt

Chelsea HaleyBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A 29-year-old woman who adopted a former student and his brother is now celebrating being completely debt-free.

Chelsea Haley of Marietta, Georgia, has eliminated a total of $48,683.41 -- the   ... Read More

Five MTA employees charged with overtime fraud scheme

mixmotive/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Five current and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees have been charged with fraud for falsely claiming to have worked hundreds of hours of overtime that they did not in fact work.   ... Read More

Hackers from potential ‘nation-state’ target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

nevodka/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As a global race for the coronavirus vaccine heats up, IBM warned Thursday that it detected a phishing email scam spanning six countries aimed at organizations that are keeping the COVID-19   ... Read More

712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week as pandemic rages

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Another 712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on the labor market.

The weekly jobless claims tally   ... Read More

UPS temporarily stops collecting orders from six retailers after exceeding delivery capacity

100pk/iStockBy COURTNEY HAN and ROBYN WEIL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With many turning to online shopping for the holidays this year, some delivery services are being pushed to their limits.

After two major shopping days, which saw a record   ... Read More

Boeing’s 737 Max completes 1st public flight since grounding

Sam Sweeney/ABC NewsBy GIO BENITEZ, SAM SWEENEY, and MINA KAJI, ABC News

(DALLAS) -- The Boeing 737 MAX returned to the skies for the first time Wednesday with members of the general public onboard since two fatal crashes forced   ... Read More

Airlines can soon deny emotional support animals free flights

guvendemir/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation will no longer consider emotional support animals as service animals under a new rule announced Wednesday, allowing airlines to limit the types of animals that fly for   ... Read More

‘Amazon, General Motors, Walmart and more call climate action a ‘business imperative’

JasonDoiy/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of leading U.S. companies penned a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden and lawmakers to re-enter the nation into the Paris Climate Agreement and to enact "ambitious" solutions to tackle climate change.   ... Read More

Salesforce to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion amid remote work boom

wdstock/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Cloud computing giant Salesforce said it will acquire workplace messaging service Slack in a deal valued at $27.7 billion.

Salesforce announced the deal on Tuesday, saying that under the terms of   ... Read More

Amid COVID-19, moms leaving the workforce could have lasting impact on economy

Arika BeachyBy CLAIRE PEDERSEN, STEPHANIE FASANO, ALLIE YANG and TAYLOR DUNN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Katie Morales tried desperately to keep working while also caring for her 7-year-old daughter amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Friends and family [were] driving   ... Read More

Amazon says independent sellers brought in $4.8 billion over Black Friday weekend

ymgerman/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(SEATTLE) -- Amazon said Tuesday that independent sellers brought in more than $4.8 billion in worldwide sales from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, an increase of more than 60% from 2019.

With sales from   ... Read More

Nasdaq unveils new push to mandate diversity in corporate boardrooms

kaarsten/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Nasdaq is proposing new rules that would mandate diversity in the boardroom for companies listed on its stock exchange.

Nasdaq filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday   ... Read More

200 Sephora shops are coming to Kohl’s next year

AdrianHancu/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Sephora has plans to open hundreds of locations in Kohl's stores later next year.

Both retailers are partnering to present "Sephora at Kohl's" which will be a premium beauty destination   ... Read More

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Unemployment rate dips to 6.7% as employers add 245,000 jobs last month

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 245,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate slipped to 6.7%, the Department of Labor said Friday.

The fresh economic data shows the labor market clawing its way out   ... Read More

This plant-based hair care brand is uniquely crafted for multicultural boys

ABC News Photo Illustration, Young King Hair CareBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- After spending hours searching for products to style her son's natural hair, only to be left with limited options, Cora Miller, along with   ... Read More

Teacher who adopted her former student and his brother eliminates over $48,000 in debt

Chelsea HaleyBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A 29-year-old woman who adopted a former student and his brother is now celebrating being completely debt-free.

Chelsea Haley of Marietta, Georgia, has eliminated a total of $48,683.41 -- the   ... Read More

Five MTA employees charged with overtime fraud scheme

mixmotive/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Five current and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees have been charged with fraud for falsely claiming to have worked hundreds of hours of overtime that they did not in fact work.   ... Read More

Hackers from potential ‘nation-state’ target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

nevodka/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As a global race for the coronavirus vaccine heats up, IBM warned Thursday that it detected a phishing email scam spanning six countries aimed at organizations that are keeping the COVID-19   ... Read More

712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week as pandemic rages

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Another 712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on the labor market.

The weekly jobless claims tally   ... Read More

UPS temporarily stops collecting orders from six retailers after exceeding delivery capacity

100pk/iStockBy COURTNEY HAN and ROBYN WEIL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With many turning to online shopping for the holidays this year, some delivery services are being pushed to their limits.

After two major shopping days, which saw a record   ... Read More

Boeing’s 737 Max completes 1st public flight since grounding

Sam Sweeney/ABC NewsBy GIO BENITEZ, SAM SWEENEY, and MINA KAJI, ABC News

(DALLAS) -- The Boeing 737 MAX returned to the skies for the first time Wednesday with members of the general public onboard since two fatal crashes forced   ... Read More

Airlines can soon deny emotional support animals free flights

guvendemir/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation will no longer consider emotional support animals as service animals under a new rule announced Wednesday, allowing airlines to limit the types of animals that fly for   ... Read More

‘Amazon, General Motors, Walmart and more call climate action a ‘business imperative’

JasonDoiy/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of leading U.S. companies penned a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden and lawmakers to re-enter the nation into the Paris Climate Agreement and to enact "ambitious" solutions to tackle climate change.   ... Read More

Salesforce to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion amid remote work boom

wdstock/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Cloud computing giant Salesforce said it will acquire workplace messaging service Slack in a deal valued at $27.7 billion.

Salesforce announced the deal on Tuesday, saying that under the terms of   ... Read More

Amid COVID-19, moms leaving the workforce could have lasting impact on economy

Arika BeachyBy CLAIRE PEDERSEN, STEPHANIE FASANO, ALLIE YANG and TAYLOR DUNN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Katie Morales tried desperately to keep working while also caring for her 7-year-old daughter amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Friends and family [were] driving   ... Read More

Amazon says independent sellers brought in $4.8 billion over Black Friday weekend

ymgerman/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(SEATTLE) -- Amazon said Tuesday that independent sellers brought in more than $4.8 billion in worldwide sales from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, an increase of more than 60% from 2019.

With sales from   ... Read More

Nasdaq unveils new push to mandate diversity in corporate boardrooms

kaarsten/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Nasdaq is proposing new rules that would mandate diversity in the boardroom for companies listed on its stock exchange.

Nasdaq filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday   ... Read More

200 Sephora shops are coming to Kohl’s next year

AdrianHancu/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Sephora has plans to open hundreds of locations in Kohl's stores later next year.

Both retailers are partnering to present "Sephora at Kohl's" which will be a premium beauty destination   ... Read More

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