The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6%.
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The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6%.
Central America is bracing for tropical storm conditions. The tropical system, now located off the northern coast of Colombia, has a 90% chance of developing into Tropical Storm Bonnie on Thursday as it approaches Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It's expected to strengthen into a strong tropical storm before landfall Friday evening.
A coyote was spotted roaming the streets of downtown San Francisco on Wednesday. The coyote was captured on video in the city’s Laurel Heights neighborhood by Christian Calderon, who saw the animal on Euclid Avenue near Iris Avenue, according to ABC News affiliate, KGO. This video may be shocking for some Americans, but for San Francisco, coyote sightings have become increasingly common.
Michael Douglas is Benjamin Franklin in a new image released by Apple TV+. The actor, who is set to portray the Founding Father in a new Apple TV+ limited series, appears pensive in full makeup, hair and costume. In February, AppleTV+ announced that Douglas would take on the lead role as Franklin in the new series, which is based on the book "A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America" by Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff.
Ruja Ignatova, the so-called Cryptoqueen, has now been named a most-wanted fugitive by the FBI. The FBI added Ignatova to its 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list for allegedly defrauding investors of more than $4 billion through OneCoin, a cryptocurrency company she helped found in 2014. The move comes after Europol added Ignatova, 42, to its most-wanted list earlier this year.
Griner was detained at Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia on Feb. 17 after she was accused of carrying vape cartridges containing hashish oil, which is illegal in Russia. Griner's detention in Russia was extended repeatedly, most recently through Dec. 20, which is the expected length of her trial. If convicted, Griner, 31, faces up to 10 years in prison.
A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot in the head while pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller on New York City's Upper East Side on Wednesday night, police sources said. The killing appears to be targeted, police sources told ABC News. Before Azsia Johnson was shot, she texted a relative saying she was planning to meet her baby's father "to work things out," according to police sources.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took aim at Sesame Street's "Elmo" after the popular children's show puppet promoted COVID-19 vaccines for children on Twitter. A minute-long clip posted on the show's Twitter page showed Elmo speaking with his loving TV puppet dad, Louie, about feeling "a little pinch" when got a shot. Louie then says he had questions about Elmo getting the vaccine, which he took to Elmo's pediatrician.
Kaitlin Armstrong, a fugitive wanted in the murder of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson, has been captured in Costa Rica after a 43-day search, authorities announced Thursday. Armstrong, 34, was arrested Wednesday at a hostel on Santa Teresa Beach in Provincia de Puntarenas, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Austin police had issued a warrant on May 17 for the arrest of Armstrong on a first-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of Wilson, 25, who they determined was romantically linked to Armstrong's boyfriend, professional cyclist Colin Strickland.
The CEO of Delta Air Lines apologized to customers who were impacted by widespread delays and cancellations in a letter on Thursday. "If you’ve encountered delays and cancellations recently, I apologize," Delta's CEO Ed Bastian said in the letter. Delta and other major airlines continue to struggle with the strong demand for air travel, forcing airlines to cancel thousands of flights in the last several weeks.
The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the Environmental Protection Agency's power to fight climate change. The case involved how far the federal government could go in regulating greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The court held that Congress did not grant EPA the authority under the Clean Air Act to devise emissions caps based on the "generation shifting approach" the agency took in the Clean Power Plan, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing for the 6-3 conservative majority.
Tear gas or pepper spray was used on patrons at a popular nightclub in South Africa when more than a dozen teenagers mysteriously died there, an eyewitness told ABC News. Sibongile Mtsewu, 22, said he was ordering drinks at the crowded Enyobeni Tavern near the South African city of East London over the weekend, when suddenly the doors were closed and some type of chemical agent was released into the air. "The tear gas suffocated many people," he told ABC News.
On a recent flight from New York to South Carolina, a little girl lost a valuable possession -- but it wasn't her luggage or a toy: That special something was one of her bottom teeth. According to her mother, Lauren Larmon, they had already been through a couple of long travel days. Usually, Lena said she puts her baby teeth under her pillow for the tooth fairy to pick up.
President Joe Biden on Thursday blasted the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and said he would support carving out an exception to the 60-vote threshold required by the Senate filibuster rule to codify abortion rights and other privacy rights as well. "One thing that has been destabilizing is the outrageous behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States and overruling not only Roe v. Wade, but essentially challenging the right to privacy," he said at a news conference in Madrid at the end of a NATO summit.
New York City's COVID-19 test positivity rate is skyrocketing, indicating that a sixth wave of the virus could be around the corner. As of June 26 -- the latest date for which data is available -- the test positivity rate hit 10.05%, according to the city's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. It marks the first time the rate has surpassed 10% since Jan. 22, when the omicron wave was still hammering the Big Apple.
Lambert has gone through many of those "hard things" in the public eye. In 2015, she and fellow country superstar Blake Shelton divorced after four years of marriage. "When you get broken down pretty good, you look at the mirror and you go, 'I have to spend some time with me, learn who I am and what I want,'" Miranda said.
In the wake of the apparent worst human smuggling tragedy in U.S. history, and amid migrants crossing the border at record levels, frustration among border patrol agents and other law enforcement on the ground is "earned," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said. Migrants have been streaming across the border and getting taken into custody at record levels since the start of the year -- averaging well over 200,000 apprehensions a month.
A man accused of shooting two Alabama sheriff's deputies has been arrested after an overnight manhunt, authorities said. Austin Patrick Hall allegedly shot two Bibb County Sheriff's deputies Wednesday afternoon on Highway 25 in the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area during the pursuit of a stolen vehicle, according to Bibb County District Attorney Michael Jackson. Hall, 26, was arrested Thursday at about 8 a.m. local time, found in a tent behind a trailer about 1 mile from the crime scene, Martin Keely, U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama told ABC News.
With Fourth of July festivities, beach days and barbecues come big sales from some of our favorite retailers, including Outdoor Voices. The trendy athletic brand has rolled out a Summer Essentials sale along with slashed prices on some of its most coveted offerings. Now through July 5, shoppers can get up to 30% off select styles including everything from the label's famed Exercise Dress to other great must-haves such as supportive sports bras and durable skorts.
Eli Lilly has announced the U.S. government is buying an additional 150,000 courses of the only monoclonal antibody therapy left that still holds up against all COVID-19 variants of concern, including BA.2. This comes after the White House has repeatedly warned the money is running out to buy new vaccines and treatments, including antiviral therapies like Paxlovid and the monoclonal antibodies, without additional relief funds. This new purchase was paid for out of the $10 billion in COVID funding, which the White House diverted earlier this month to pay for more vaccines and treatments.
A 93-year-old suburban Los Angeles homeowner, who a relative said was frustrated over being the victim of numerous home break-ins, shot and critically wounded a burglar and scared off the would-be thief's accomplices, according to authorities. The retired plumber, identified as Joe Howard Teague by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, turned the tables on the group of home invaders early Wednesday when he grabbed his gun and confronted them inside his house in Moreno Valley, the sheriff's office said. As deputies responded, Teague told a dispatcher he was holding several men at gunpoint, according to the sheriff's department.