U.S. employers delivered 431,000 jobs in March, according to the Labor Department in April. The unemployment rate decreased to 3.6%, down from 3.8% a month in advance.
On April 28, 2022, the Oklahoma legislature gave final approval for a bill that would allow private citizens to take action against abortion providers to enforce the law. It comes as one of several bills passed this month by the state’s government to limit abortion access and amid a Republican-led agenda to curtail the procedure.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is currently the Ukrainian President. He was born on January 25, 1978, and grew up in a city in Ukraine called Kryvyi Rih. He became the President of Ukraine in 2019, and is the 6th ever President in their history.
On the weekend of April 3 to April 4, 2022, thousands of flights on the East Coast were canceled and delayed due to a multitude of reasons. Both bad weather conditions and technical issues caused over 1,500 flights to be canceled by a wide array of airlines. Weather in Florida was one of the main causes of delay. The fear for travelers was that their flight would be canceled last minute and they’d be stranded. This event was labeled as a travel nightmare for all.
The February 24th invasion of Ukraine by Russia has continued to encounter setbacks. The five-day invasion now has gone on for longer than a month, and as such there has been plenty of important updates and events that have happened since the last updates. From Ukrainian counter attacks, massacres, and Russian retreats, a lot has changed and with that change comes constant humiliation for Russia.
On February 25, 2022, President Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, making history as the first African American woman to serve on the highest court of the land. The judge’s appointment comes after the recent retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer, who served on the bench for over twenty-seven years. The justice’s decision to step down allowed Biden to appoint the liberal successor that will serve for years to come.
Russia has launched a devastating attack on Ukraine, a European democracy of 44 million people, bombarding its cities and closing in on the capital, Kyiv, prompting a mass exodus of refugees.
But why did Russia's authoritarian leader tear up a peace deal with his neighbor and unleash what European leaders have labeled "Putin's war"?
Each year, employees get laid off due to their company cutting costs, reducing staff, relocating, being bought out, or partaking in a merger. However, in 2022, workers have to face a new obstacle that endangers their job: the Covid-19 vaccine. Workers across America have expressed their concerns and disagreement with the requirement to be immunized. Many feel as though they have the right to refuse the vaccine if that’s what they chose.
On February 24, 2022, Russian troops invaded Ukraine. In the first few hours of the war, it seemed like it was already over before it had begun. Russian troops made plenty of gains, Ukrainian border guards were surrendering, and Ukrainian forces were put in retreat. However, after the initial shock and awe of the Russian attack had worn off, numerous faults were revealed in the Russian invasion.
On February 27, 2022, Europe, America and Canada banned Russian aircrafts from their airspaces
Canada has always been seen as a docile country that doesn't like fighting and is very known for being passive. Canada has aided many people places and things financially and with supplies and them shutting their airways is no big detour from how generous and kind hearted they are.
In recent months, the gas prices in the United States have skyrocketed. New Jersey’s gas prices in particular have increased. According to AAA, on March 2, 2022, the average gas price in Jersey was $3.68 and on March 7, 2022, it was $4.17. This is only the difference between one week. A year ago New Jersey’s average gas price was $2.84, which is almost a dollar difference in only a year. From February 1st to March 1st the average gas price had already increased by 22 cents.
On February 18, 2022, former Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter was convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting Daunte Wright during a traffic stop last April.
The Russo-Ukrainian war, which began on February 20, 2014, has recently been thrown into the spotlight once again as Russia begins to amass troops on the border of Ukraine. However there were a number of important events that not only started the war, but are a driving factor in why the war has been going on for the past seven years.
Whoopi Goldberg, the fun and lovable actress and comedian, was recently suspended from her position as co-host on ABC's The View because she said that the Holocaust was, “not about race.” While the show and audience loved Goldberg, she has been asked by Kim Godwin, the ABC News President, “to take time to reflect and learn the impact of her comments.”
At the start of Joe Biden's presidency, he made a vow to nominate the nation’s first black woman to the Supreme Court Justice. As of January 27, 2022, Biden reiterated his vow by speaking on this subject. “The person I will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience, and integrity.
Amid the lights and cameras on the Los Angeles area as the Super Bowl returned to the "entertainment capital of the world," game day preparations brought up a longtime issue affecting much of the city: homelessness.