Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. jobs report for March report delivered a mixed message Friday as hiring fell to its slowest pace in nearly a year. Yet at the same time, the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly a decade.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Gorsuch on path to confirmation as Senate rips up own rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, headed for confirmation on Friday after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent

Woman dies after strong winds topple tree onto her home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 66-year-old woman was killed in South Carolina after strong winds toppled a tree, causing it to fall onto her home amid severe weather that moved across the South this week.