Thursday's top stories


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Updated May 12, 2022 - Economy

Black economists make up only 1.5% of Fed staff

House Republican wants visa applicants to declare communist ties

Zoom takes over movie production

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May 12, 2022 - Economy

How crypto bear markets work

What to know about controversial GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate Kathy Barnette

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May 12, 2022 - Economy

Terra briefly halts blockchain amid stablecoin uproar

Fed chair Jerome Powell confirmed to second term

Trump warns panicking GOP against nominating Kathy Barnette in PA

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas McCarthy, four other GOP lawmakers

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May 12, 2022 - Economy

Twitter freezes hiring, rescinds some offers as top execs depart

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May 12, 2022 - Technology

A worker reckoning at Nintendo

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May 12, 2022 - World

UN Human Rights Council votes to start war crimes probe in Kyiv

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May 12, 2022 - Science

Astronomers capture first image of black hole at center of Milky Way

Southwest "megadrought" leads to wildfires and new homicide evidence

Lina Khan's to-do list on Big Tech

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May 12, 2022 - Economy

Airfare inflation is the new used car inflation

Heinz working on paper ketchup bottle

Deaths from COVID begin to rise again

Opioid abuse treatments don't reach those most at risk

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May 12, 2022 - Health

Biden administration and GOP clash over vaccine strategy

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May 12, 2022 - Economy

Overturning Roe could reverse economic gains

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May 12, 2022 - World

Finland's leaders declare support for joining NATO

Biden administration cancels 3 major offshore oil lease sales

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Updated May 11, 2022 - World

North Korea enters "severe emergency" lockdown after confirming COVID case

GOP panics over ‘ultra-MAGA’ Pennsylvania Senate wild card