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Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement

Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working.A stock market slump this year has taken a big bite out of investors' …

Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on …

States struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue

Government budgets are booming in New Mexico. The reason behind the spending spree — oil.   New Mexico is the No. 2 crude oil producer among U.S. states and the top recipient of U.S. …

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle's farm is so short of immigrant workers that he's replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery.

Employers posted record job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.The latest data released Tuesday …

As Covid ravaged New York City, virus-wary denizens locked out of indoor public places poured into the streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor sheds hastily erected by …

In the aftermath of their hard-won labor victory, Amazon workers in Staten Island popped Champagne, cheered their victory and danced in celebration. But their jovial attitude will be tested by a …

Most workers at some of the most established and profitable fast-food and retail companies earn less than $15 an hour, with many making less than $10 an hour, according to findings by the Shift …

California legislators are considering a bill that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against workers who use marijuana during their free time.The bill would prevent employers in the …

New York approved 52 licenses that will allow hemp farmers to get a head start on growing marijuana for the state's upcoming adult market.The state Cannabis Control Board last week approved the …

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