Jobless Claims Likely Held Near Low Levels

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists expect a Labor Department report to show that filings for unemployment benefits remained near a pandemic low last week as employers contend with a tightening labor market.

Polls show a tight race in Virginia’s gubernatorial election

This post was originally published on this siteVoters in Virginia will choose a new governor next Tuesday. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, is running for his seat again, while Republican Glenn Youngkin is a first-time candidate.

Oil companies face ‘big tobacco moment’ in Congress over their climate policies

This post was originally published on this site House Oversight Chair Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., called the CEOs of four oil companies to appear and answer questions about climate change. She says the companies have spread misinformation for decades. (Image credit: Pool/Getty Images)

There’s No Cheap Way to Deal With the Climate Crisis

This post was originally published on this site  by Abrahm Lustgarten ] ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article was co-published with The New York Times. There will be no bargains with an overheating climate. The $3.5 trillion […]

Global Chip Crisis Hits Auto Makers Hard

This post was originally published on this siteContinuing disruptions from the Covid-19 pandemic and a worsening global semiconductor shortage hammered the automotive industry in the third quarter as the world’s largest car makers reported steep falls in earnings and production and dealers struggled to source models.

States prepare to receive pediatric Pfizer doses ahead of full approval for ages 5-11: Live COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteStates including Washington and Indiana are expecting to receive hundreds of thousands of pediatric doses of Pfizer’s vaccine next week. Live updates.