INDIANAPOLIS — For seven of the eight swimmers in Heat 7 of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke preliminaries Sunday morning at the U.S. Olympic trials, the 1996 Atlanta Olympics exist as some sort of ancient, grainy highlight reel, clips of which occasionally are played on the giant video screen suspended above the pool . . .

Yuki Iwamura/Bloomberg/Getty Images US retail spending has increased in seven of the past 10 months. Washington CNN  —  Spending at US retailers rose in March for the second consecutive month, underscoring the strength of the US consumer fueled by . . .

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. producer prices rose rose in March from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly a year, but the gain was less than economists expected. And wholesale inflation eased on a month to month basis. The Labor Department said Thursday that its producer price index — which measures inflationary pressure […]

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Rawf8/iStockphoto/Getty Images Life expectancy in the United States rose to 77.5 years in 2022 as deaths from Covid-19 dropped significantly, new CDC data shows. CNN  —  Life expectancy in the United States started to rebound in 2022 as death rates from Covid-19 and other leading causes of death dropped, but deaths among children increased, and […]

Nearly a half-billion in federal dollars are being awarded to projects to revitalize Portland’s historically Black Albina neighborhood. PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Oregon nearly half a billion dollars for the Rose Quarter Improvement Project. The announcement came Friday as Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Senators Ron Wyden, and Jeff Merkley […]

Premature births, after years of steady decline, rose sharply in the U.S. between 2014 and 2022, according to recently published data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts said the shift might be partly the result of a growing prevalence of health complications among mothers. “I’m not too surprised that these are the […]

28 December 2023 Updated 1 hour ago Image source, Blanchard family Image caption, Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her mother Dee Dee Blanchard A woman who conspired to kill her abusive mother in a case that gripped the US has been released early from prison. Gypsy Rose Blanchard, 32, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of […]

Homelessness surged this year to the highest level on record, the federal government reported on Friday. An annual head count, conducted in January, found the homeless population had increased by more than 70,000 people, or 12 percent. That is the largest one-year jump since the Department of Housing and Urban Development began collecting data in […]

PHILADELPHIA—In 2022, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health recorded 1,413 unintentional overdose deaths. This is an 11% increase from the previous high of 1,276 in 2021. The Health Department also found that the number of Black and Hispanic individuals dying from drug overdose continues to increase; from 2018 to 2022, the number of overdose fatalities […]

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