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  • Recovering US job market is leaving black men behind

    Recovering US job market is leaving black men behind

    The unemployment rate for black men stands at 17 percent, more than double that of white men. An education gap, criminal records, and racial bias all contribute to problems in the job market, experts say. What type of intervention would help?

  • Heat wave: Can the power grid handle it?

    Heat wave: Can the power grid handle it?

    With the upper half of the US in the grip of a heat wave, energy usage is hitting records or near-records. But grid operators say they are prepared for the increased demand.