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While all industry sectors saw increases in their self-employment rates when compared to pre-pandemic levels, some industries and occupations have much higher rates of self-employment than others—and these industry differences also create regional differences. Researchers ranked metros and s…

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(The Center Square) – A letter in possession of a woman rescued from a sex trafficking ring in Texas says it takes roughly five to 13 years to buy freedom. Law enforcement officers have told The Center Square it can take longer if the victims are sold more than once and owe multiple debts.

Women, people of color and the LGBTQ+ community are all experiencing higher levels of harassment and threats of violence on social media than other users. That’s according to a new report set for release Tuesday commissioned by four advocacy groups; UltraViolet, GLAAD, Kairos and Women’s March, and conducted by YouGov. The Michigan Advance obtained an […]

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From the rise of hybrid and remote work to the Great Resignation to “quiet quitting,” workers have been renegotiating how they work and what they look for in a job. And amid continued tightness in the labor market, employers have been forced to respond and make jobs more appealing to current…

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is processing claims at the fastest rate in its history, hoping to avoid a significant backlog as hundreds of thousands of veterans apply for health care and benefits under the landmark toxic exposure law Congress passed earlier this year. The day after President Joe Biden signed the […]

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MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Parents whose toddlers use certain Green Sprouts bottles or cups need to discard them immediately because of a risk of lead exposure, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns.

The Monday following Thanksgiving, known as Cyber Monday, has historically been a one-day, online-exclusive sale event. But now, as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and other holiday season sales increasingly expand…

Among the items on Congress’ lengthy to-do list by the end of the year is U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s proposal to speed up the federal government’s permitting process that certifies energy projects do not harm the environment. But the bill, which was a condition of the centrist West Virginia Democrat’s support for his party’s larger […]

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FRIDAY, Nov. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An exercise program, even if it's not as intense as national guidelines suggest, could help breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy reduce fatigue and have a better quality of life, new research suggests.

THURSDAY, Nov. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Stress affects gut health and intensifies pain, which — for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) — can make traveling to see family during the holiday season excruciating.

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Stacker gathered information from the Federal Election Commission to provide a comprehensive list of the top 50 zip codes where President Trump has received the most campaign donations over the past two years.

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To learn about the wealthiest people in the world, Stacker compiled net worth data from Forbes' Billionaires List as of Nov. 9, 2022.

Stacker looked at which states were impacted most by scams in 2021 and the amount of money reported as lost using data from the Federal Trade Commission. This list includes all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington D.C.