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Opinion: April's disappointing jobs report proves the Fed shouldn't hike rates

Help-wanted signs are cropping up everywhere and reports of labor shortages with them. Does this mean the US has achieved the "substantial further progress" toward labor-market healing that the Federal Reserve is seeking? More importantly, is it time for Fed policymakers to start reversing their easy monetary policy and raising interest rates? The answer remains "no" to both questions.

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Give Caitlyn Jenner a chance

The announcement that reality TV star and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, a longtime Republican, would run for California governor -- in an expected recall election later this year to replace Democrat Gavin Newsom -- is making waves. Jenner, who identifies as transgender, officially filed her paperwork in Los Angeles and announced her bid on her website. With the sales savvy one might expect from a reality TV icon, Jenner's website already has merch for sale, including typical political swag like yard signs and hats, and a few fun extras like wine goblets and beverage coolers.

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Idaho GOP governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Idaho on Tuesday became the second state this week to enact a so-called heartbeat ban -- a law barring most abortions at the onset of a fetal heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy and before many people know they are pregnant.

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Oklahoma governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Oklahoma Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a near-total abortion ban and two other abortion restrictions into law on Monday, sending a sweeping message that the state-level fight over access to the procedure is far from over.

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Alabama governor signs anti-trans sports bill

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed a bill into law on Friday requiring all Alabama athletes in K-12 public school to compete in sports based on the gender they were assigned at birth -- joining a growing trend among Republican-controlled legislatures around the country that have been moving in recent weeks to impose restrictions on the lives of transgender Americans.

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'Cryptic writing' was found by police in the home of an ex-NFL player who fatally shot 6

Nine firearms were found by officers at the home of Phillip Adams, the man police say shot and killed six people at the home of a doctor in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on April 7. Search warrants released Friday by the York County Sheriff's Office also say "numerous notebooks were located with cryptic writing with different designs and emblems" in the former NFL player's home.

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Simone Biles drops Nike and signs with Athleta

Simone Biles, the most decorated gymnast ever and one of the world's greatest athletes, is leaving endorsement powerhouse Nike for a deal with Athleta, the athletic clothing unit of Gap Inc.

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How the Trump era made redistricting more complicated

The political upheaval caused by the rise of former President Donald Trump has forced party operatives and elected officials tasked with laying out the nation's congressional districts for the next decade to determine whether those shifts were aberrations or signs of more lasting changes.

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4 signs of where infrastructure stands on Capitol Hill

The White House and congressional Democrats face a crowded slate of pressing issues and competing priorities this week as they try to push forward with efforts to negotiate and secure passage of President Joe Biden's infrastructure package.

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