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courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. unemployment rate was 6.7% in December — unchanged from the previous month — and employers cut some 140,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday. “What’s really driving the economy is still the path of the virus,” Erica Groshen, a seniorRead More →

Martin Holverda/iStockBy VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News (BEIJING) — In a new state media report, the Chinese government is defending its policies against Muslim women in the country’s westernmost province, where it’s been accused of forced mass sterilization — a horrific crime it strongly denies. In a tweet Thursday, the ChineseRead More →

iStockBy ABC News (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 122, Philadelphia 109Cleveland 94, Memphis 90Denver 124, Dallas 117 (OT)Portland 135 Minnesota 117San Antonio 118, LA Lakers 109 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 86, BYU 69Iowa 89, Maryland 67Wisconsin 80, Indiana 73Colorado 79, Oregon 72IllinoisRead More →

FBIBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The FBI has shared a photo of the person responsible for placing the suspected explosive devices outside the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee Wednesday, prior to the U.S. Capitol protests. On Thursday night, the FBI tweeted a photo of the suspectRead More →

Ventura County Sheriff”s Department By ALEX STONE and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Miya Ponsetto, the woman wanted for allegedly falsely accusing a teenager of stealing her smartphone and physically attacking him inside a New York City hotel, has been arrested in California after fleeing authorities there. PonsettoRead More →