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58% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck after inflation spike — including 30% of those earning $250,000 or more

With inflation at 40-year highs, workers across all income levels are having a harder time making ends meet. As of May, 58% of Americans — roughly 150 million adults — live paycheck to paycheck, according to a new LendingClub report. That’s down slightly from 61% who reported living paycheck to paycheck in April, but up […]

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Russia fires missiles across Ukraine, cements gains in east

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian forces were seeking to swallow up the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Luhansk region, while pressing their momentum following the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from the charred ruins of Sievierodonetsk. The military said Saturday that Moscow-backed separatists were now in full control of the chemical plant that was the […]

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Chipotle restaurant in Maine files petition for union election

A customer carries a Chipotle bag in front of a restaurant in Santa Clara, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A Chipotle Mexican Grill location in Augusta, Maine, filed a petition for a union election on Wednesday, becoming the first of the burrito chain’s restaurants to […]

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Powell tells Congress the Fed is ‘strongly committed’ on inflation, notes recession is a ‘possibility’

Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, arrives to a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Ting Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told congressional lawmakers Wednesday that the central bank is determined to bring down inflation and […]

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China’s electric vehicle battery supply chain shows signs of forced labor, report says

Hundreds of Uyghurs are working for a mining conglomerate that produces raw materials for electric vehicles as part of a so-called work transfer program in China, the New York Times reported. Shen Longquan | Visual China Group | Getty Images Chinese companies that produce raw materials for electric vehicle batteries show indications of using forced […]

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A travel pro’s ‘secret’ for easing into work mode after a long vacation

Remote work makes it easier than ever to take a working vacation — you can travel to a new location, log in during the day and essentially get away without having to use your PTO days. But a lot of people are coming back from these “breaks” even more burned out than when they left. […]

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Many younger baby boomers may outlive their 401(k) savings, new research finds. Here’s why

Elena Kurkutova | Istock | Getty Images Older Americans may have a number of different goals with their retirement savings. But usually their main goal is the same: to make it last. Unfortunately, many younger baby boomers and members of subsequent generations who don’t have access to a traditional pension could outlive the funds in […]

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Russia has already lost about 33,600 personnel in Ukraine

From February 24 to June 19, the Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated about 33,600 Russian service members. As the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook, the Ukrainian defenders also destroyed 1,468 (+3 over the past day) enemy tanks, 3,577 (+4) armored combat vehicles, 745 (+6) artillery systems, 235 (+2) MLRS, […]

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Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in U.S.

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor that could encourage employees at other Apple stores to unionize. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple store […]