August 21, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since 1969.

WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since December 1969, offering fresh evidence of health in the labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., declined by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 210,000 in the week ended Feb. 24, the Labor […]

Charles Manson, a Villain in Life & Death, Praised as a Counterculture Hero in 1969, Dead at 83

Manson, the man who struck a violent coda to the era of peace and love, met his end in a Bakersfield hospital at 83. Jackson Browne, Neil Young, the Mamas and the Papas, and, of course, the Beach Boys all crossed paths with the diminutive guitarist in the 1960s before Sharon Tate, Gary Hinman, and […]

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