Hopeful sign for US economy: Job hunting ticks up

WASHINGTON (AP) — For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market. Yet Friday's jobs report added to evidence of a long-awaited shift:

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Congress unites in scorn for Shkreli, but gridlock remains

WASHINGTON (AP) — A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed.

  • Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.

  • Written by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer