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New Biden Labor Rule Would Make Some Contractors Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for companies to treat workers as independent contractors, a change that is expected to shake up the business models of the ridesharing, delivery and other industries that rely on gig workers.

U.S. Supreme Court Backs Republican In Pennsylvania Ballots Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with an unsuccessful Republican candidate for a judgeship in Pennsylvania and threw out a lower court's ruling that had allowed the counting of mail-in ballots in the race that he had sought to exclude because voters neglected to write the date on them.

IMF Cuts 2023 Growth Outlook Amid Colliding Global Shocks

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its global growth forecast for 2023 amid colliding pressures from the war in Ukraine, high energy and food prices, inflation and sharply higher interest rates, warning that conditions could worsen significantly next year.

Film On Murdered Teen 'Till' Focuses On Mother-son Love

Emmett Till's murder and the acquittal of his killers became a landmark case in the American civil rights movement due to the brutality of his death and injustice that followed, but "Till" director Chinonye Chukwu takes a somewhat different angle.

Germany's Scholz Urges Unity To Ease Winter Energy Pain

Germany can weather a winter energy shortage caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine provided companies and households pull together, the German chancellor said on Tuesday before European Union ministers meet again on the energy crisis.

West Bank Violence Burns As Israeli Election Nears

In the alleyways of the Old City of Nablus, posters commemorating young men killed in clashes with Israeli forces are everywhere, an unavoidable reminder of the escalating violence in the occupied West Bank over recent months.