WASHINGTON - U.S. job openings increased marginally in December while hiring declined, pointing to a labor market that was treading water amid a raging COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday is expected to ask most federal prosecutors appointed by former President Donald Trump to submit their resignations, a Justice Department official said.
\WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden believes America's teachers should be a priority in getting vaccinated against the coronavirus, but he will listen to scientists' recommendations on a comprehensive approach to reopening schools, the White House said on Tuesday.
The pound eased against the dollar on Wednesday, as focus shifted to the Bank of England's meeting, with traders eagerly awaiting clues about negative interest rates.
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden told congressional Democrats on Wednesday he would not back down on including $1,400 checks for struggling Americans in his COVID-19 relief plan but would consider tighter limits on who gets them, lawmakers and aides said.