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A construction worker pauses at a building site, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, in Boston.

An unexpected job surge confounds the Fed’s economic models

A construction worker pauses at a building site, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, in Boston.

February 3, 2023, 9:02am Business

Does the Federal Reserve have it wrong? Read story

FILE - A special edition of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that marks one year after, "1 an apres" the attacks on it, on a newsstand Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 at a train station in Paris. After the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's launched a cartoon contest to mock Iran's ruling cleric, a state-backed Iranian cyber unit struck back in early January with a hack-and-leak campaign intent on striking fear with the claimed pilfering of a big subscriber database, Microsoft security researchers say.

Microsoft: Iran unit behind Charlie Hebdo hack-and-leak op

FILE - A special edition of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that marks one year after, "1 an apres" the attacks on it, on a newsstand Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 at a train station in Paris. After the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's launched a cartoon contest to mock Iran's ruling cleric, a state-backed Iranian cyber unit struck back in early January with a hack-and-leak campaign intent on striking fear with the claimed pilfering of a big subscriber database, Microsoft security researchers say.

February 3, 2023, 8:59am Business

After the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo launched a cartoon contest to mock Iran's ruling cleric, a state-backed Iranian cyber unit struck back with a hack-and-leak campaign that was designed to provoke fear with the claimed pilfering of a big subscriber database, Microsoft security researchers say. Read story

FILE - The logo of Honda Motor Co., is seen in Yokohama, near Tokyo on Dec. 15, 2021. Honda and the U.S. government are urging owners of about 8,200 older vehicles not to drive them until dangerous air bag inflators are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, issued a "Do Not Drive" advisory for the 2001 through 2003 vehicles with Takata inflators that have a high possibility of exploding in a crash.

U.S. tells owners to park old Hondas until air bags are fixed

FILE - The logo of Honda Motor Co., is seen in Yokohama, near Tokyo on Dec. 15, 2021. Honda and the U.S. government are urging owners of about 8,200 older vehicles not to drive them until dangerous air bag inflators are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, issued a "Do Not Drive" advisory for the 2001 through 2003 vehicles with Takata inflators that have a high possibility of exploding in a crash.

February 3, 2023, 8:59am Business

Honda and the U.S. government are urging owners of about 8,200 older vehicles not to drive them until dangerous air bag inflators are replaced. Read story

Remains found in Lewiston are human, likely ancestral

February 3, 2023, 7:23am Business

Remains found under a Lewiston walking path Wednesday were confirmed to be human, police said Thursday. Read story

FILE - The Starbucks logo is seen on a storefront, Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, in Boston Starbucks reports quarterly financial results Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022.

Starbucks reports record sales in Q1, falls short of expectations

FILE - The Starbucks logo is seen on a storefront, Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, in Boston Starbucks reports quarterly financial results Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022.

February 3, 2023, 7:22am Business

Starbucks reported record sales in the first quarter of fiscal year 2023, but missed analyst expectations as a result of inflation and global conditions, particularly in China. Read story

A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Rolling Meadows, Ill., Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. America's employers added a robust 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face of the Federal Reserve's aggressive drive to slow growth and tame inflation with higher interest rates.(AP Photo/Nam Y.

U.S. adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Rolling Meadows, Ill., Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. America's employers added a robust 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face of the Federal Reserve's aggressive drive to slow growth and tame inflation with higher interest rates.(AP Photo/Nam Y.

February 3, 2023, 7:21am Business

America’s employers added a sizzling 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive drive to slow growth and tame inflation with higher interest rates. Read story

FILE - Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks before the arrival of President Joe Biden at the construction site of the Hudson Tunnel Project, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, in New York. Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, industrial giant 3M and automaker Honda are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a "crisis" in road fatalities under a new federal effort announced Friday, Feb. 3.

Companies pledge millions in fed effort to stem road deaths

FILE - Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks before the arrival of President Joe Biden at the construction site of the Hudson Tunnel Project, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, in New York. Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, industrial giant 3M and automaker Honda are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a "crisis" in road fatalities under a new federal effort announced Friday, Feb. 3.

February 3, 2023, 7:20am Business

Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits — including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, industrial giant 3M and automaker Honda — are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a crisis in road fatalities under a new federal effort announced Friday. Read story

An Amazon Prime driver makes a delivery in Pittsburgh on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. On Wednesday, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for December. (AP Photo/Gene J.

Amazon reports net loss of $2.7 billion for 2022

An Amazon Prime driver makes a delivery in Pittsburgh on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. On Wednesday, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for December. (AP Photo/Gene J.

February 3, 2023, 7:20am Business

In a year marked by drastic cost-cutting measures — from ending experimental projects to pausing grocery store growth to cutting 18,000 jobs — Amazon lost $2.7 billion in 2022, the company reported Thursday. Read story