The US economy added only 245,000 jobs in November, in the latest warning sign that the labour market recovery is slowing sharply and leaving millions of out-of-work Americans behind. The United States economy added only 245,000 jobs in November, the US Department
Paul Walker, star of the “Fast & Furious” movie series, dies in a car crash in Los Angeles. A jury finds an illegal immigrant not guilty in the shooting death of Kate Steinle, an incident that touched off a fierce national debate on
Los Angeles County health officials issued a new safer-at-home order Friday that includes stricter limits on gatherings amid a surge in daily coronavirus cases. The order goes into effect Monday and will run through Dec. 20 as cases of COVID-19 swell to disturbing
Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade takes place in New York. A day after George W. Bush is certified the winner of Florida’s presidential vote, Al Gore lays out his case for letting the courts settle the nation’s long-count election.
The Iran-Contra affair erupts; Elian Gonzalez, a 5-year-old Cuban boy, is rescued by a pair of sport fishermen off the coast of Florida, setting off an international custody battle.
A hijacker calling himself “Dan Cooper” (but who would become popularly known as “D.B. Cooper”) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines 727 over the Pacific Northwest after receiving $200,000 in ransom. Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury dies.
The first jukebox makes its debut. In a setback for Al Gore, the Florida Supreme Court refuses to order Miami-Dade County officials to resume hand-counting its Election Day ballots.