Measles vaccinations rate at lowest point since 2008, study finds

CNN  —  Measles vaccination rates dropped throughout the pandemic and hit the lowest coverage rate in more than a decade, says a new study published by the US Centers for…

Fed Officials Discussed Slowing Interest Rate Increases ‘Soon’

Federal Reserve officials agreed at their November meeting that it would soon be appropriate to slow interest rate increases, minutes from the gathering showed, as they shifted their emphasis toward…

Are the Federal Reserve’s Rate Increases Working?

Economists at Goldman Sachs estimate that the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge, stripping out food and fuel costs, will slow to 2.9 percent by next December from 5.1 percent today. That…

US breast cancer death rate drops 43% in three decades, but racial disparities remain, American Cancer Society report finds

CNN  —  The breast cancer death rate in the United States has dropped significantly, but Black women continue to be more likely to die from the disease despite having a…

Warren slams Jerome Powell over interest rate comments: ‘I’m very worried that the Fed is going to tip this economy into recession’

“I am very worried about this because the causes of inflation — things like the fact that Covid is still shutting down parts of the economy around the world, that…

For Sale: The ‘Sexiest’ Hourly Rate Hotel in Manhattan

The Liberty Inn, the last hourly rate hotel in Manhattan’s meatpacking district, sits alone on a tiny triangular block beside the West Side Highway. Its website bills its rooms as…

Pay growth and prices picked up, keeping the Fed on track for rate increases.

Wages, prices and consumer spending all continued to climb, the latest government data showed Friday — fresh evidence that the economy remains resilient amid fear of a recession, but also…

Fed Fights Inflation With Another Big Rate Increase

As the Federal Reserve has lifted its key interest rate, Americans have seen the effects on both sides of the household ledger: Savers benefit from higher yields, but borrowers pay…

Federal Reserve Makes Another Supersized Rate Increase to Tame Inflation

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve continued its campaign of rapid interest rate increases on Wednesday, pushing up borrowing costs at the fastest pace in decades in an effort to wrestle…

What Fed Rate Increases Mean for Mortgages, Credit Cards and More

As the Federal Reserve has lifted its key interest rate, Americans have seen the effects on both sides of the household ledger: Savers benefit from higher yields, but borrowers pay…