S&P 500, Dow dip on rising virus cases, elevated jobless claims
Oil prices rose, sending USA crude back near $40 a barrel and fueling hopes for rebounding demand. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 9,946.12 points, up 3.07 points, or 0.03 percent.
How Rob Manfred should end Major League Baseball labor war and start 2020 season
News of the meeting broke Wednesday afternoon after Manfred issued a statement about his meeting with Clark in Phoenix on Tuesday. Manfred and Clark had appeared to recede into the background last week as the lead negotiator for each side traded nasty letters.
Momentum builds for making Juneteenth a federal holiday
Cities such as Chicago, Philadelphia, and Portland, Oregon have taken steps toward declaring Juneteenth as citywide holidays. From its origin as a celebration of emancipation in Texas , Juneteenth grew in popularity and spread to other states.
USA supreme court rules employers can not discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers
But the question in these cases is not whether discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity should be outlawed. Chief Justice John Roberts , another conservative, was also in the majority, along with the court's four liberals.