Employers add 379,000 jobs last month, pushing unemployment rate to 6.2%

Employers add 379,000 jobs last month, pushing unemployment rate to 6.2%

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 379,000 jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate for February down by a fraction of a percentage point to 6.2%, the Department of Labor said Friday.Friday's jobs report highlights how the pace of the labor market's recovery remains hampered by…
What to know about traveling this summer amid the pandemic

What to know about traveling this summer amid the pandemic

By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE and SARAH MESSER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With summer just three months away and people eager to start booking travel, one cruise line is offering a way for people to do so amid the pandemic.Royal Caribbean said this week its newest ship is set to…
Connecticut passes CROWN Act to ban natural hair discrimination

Connecticut passes CROWN Act to ban natural hair discrimination

By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Connecticut is the latest state to take action toward passing a law to ban discrimination against race-based ethnic hairstyles in workplaces and schools.The state's Senate voted 33-0 to pass the CROWN Act, an acronym for Creating a Respectful and Open World for…
Chipotle launches makeup collection with e.l.f.

Chipotle launches makeup collection with e.l.f.

By ZOE MOORE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The makeup collaboration you never know you needed is here and it comes with a side of guac. E.l.f. Cosmetics has teamed up with Chipotle to launch a fully co-branded makeup collection and custom burrito bowl.The e.l.f. Cosmetics x Chipotle Collection will include…
As COVID-19 relief vote nears, undocumented immigrants struggle with no aid

As COVID-19 relief vote nears, undocumented immigrants struggle with no aid

By ADISA HARGETT-ROBINSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As Congress debates the latest coronavirus relief bill, many await their much-needed aid, while others, desperate for help, will never see the benefits."I have not received any benefits," Rosa Arelvo, an essential worker, said. "I haven't received anything, I think because of…
Barbie honors International Women’s Day with Eleanor Roosevelt doll

Barbie honors International Women’s Day with Eleanor Roosevelt doll

By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of International Women's Day, Mattel has introduced a new Barbie inspired by the life and legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt.The latest doll, featuring the former first lady, was revealed on Wednesday and is a part of the company's "Inspiring Women" collection.Dressed in…