Harvey

The National Archives unseals thousands more JFK files

(Worthy News) – The National Archives has unsealed thousands-more pages from the Kennedy files. And while assassinations buffs weren’t likely to find any major revelations – no proof of a second gunman, a Cuban plot, or evidence the killer could have been stopped – they’ll have plenty to chew on. The Dallas Morning News reports…

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Big rebound in October jobs expected after hurricanes hit September hiring

(Worthy News) – Economists expect job growth of 310,000 in October, a rebound after the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in a 33,000 decline in September. The weak September employment report was the biggest shocker in U.S. economic data, after hurricanes ripped through Texas, Florida and other parts of the South in late…

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Fewest Jobless Claims Since 1973 Show Firm U.S. Job Market

(Worthy News) – Filings for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level since 1973 as workers affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to return to their jobs, Labor Department figures showed Thursday. The larger-than-projected decrease in claims probably reflected difficulty adjusting for the Columbus Day holiday. At the same time, the report…

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Hurricanes may have wiped out as many as 125,000 jobs from September

(Worthy News) – Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have wiped as many as 125,000 jobs from the September employment report, resulting in job growth below 100,000. With the historic double shocks of two Category 4 storms, the 8:30 a.m. ET Friday report is going to be fluky. The forecast for new payrolls falls in an…

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In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

(Worthy News) – By Saturday, 11 days after Hurricane Maria crippled this impoverished U.S. territory, residents scrambled for all the staples of modern society – food, water, fuel, medicine, currency – in a grinding survival struggle that has gripped Puerto Ricans across social classes. For days now, residents have awoken each morning to decide which…

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Franklin Graham Launches Prayer Crusades for Hurricane Harvey Victims

(Worthy News) – Texans are still reeling from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, but Franklin Graham believes it’s time for revival. Graham announced Monday that he is heading to the Lone Star state to hold a series of one-day evangelistic events aimed at bringing the nation together through worship and prayer. “We will pray…

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