Josh Boak, The Associated Press

Josh Boak

The Associated Press

Washington, DC, United States

Contact Joshua

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • Boston Herald
  • Dayton Daily News
  • ABC News
  • Boston.com
  • WTOC11
  • WRAL NEWS in NC
  • CBS46
  • Cashay
  • WHSVnews
  • KY3 News
  • FOX 10 Phoenix
  • KCTV5 - Kansas City
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • The Associated Press
  • seattlepi
  • FOX 29
  • Fox5NY
  • WNYT NewsChannel 13
Past:
  • WDRB News
  • WKBN 27 First News
  • WOKV News
  • FOX26Houston
  • FOX 5 DC
  • TorontoStar
  • Talking Points Memo
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • KTRE News
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • and more…

Recent articles by Joshua:

AP-NORC poll: Politics drive divergent view of US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' outlook on the national economy has improved somewhat from its lowest points during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, but a new poll suggests Democrats and Republicans are living in alternate economic realities amid the sharpest recession in the nation’s history. → Read More

AP-NORC poll: Politics drive divergent view of US economy

Americans' outlook on the national economy has improved somewhat from its lowest points during the e... → Read More

US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months → Read More

U.S. retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

“This may very well be the shortest, but still deepest, recession ever." → Read More

Atlanta mayor vows changes in how police officers use force

Atlanta’s mayor is vowing to change police use-of-force policies and require that officers receive continuous training in how to deescalate situations before the consequences become fatal. → Read More

US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months. → Read More

US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during → Read More

US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months. The government’s report Tuesday showed that retail sales have retraced some of → Read More

US shoppers returned with vigor in May in partial rebound

The virus-induced recession not only diminished spending in most sectors of the economy. It has also accelerated shifts in where people shop and what they buy. → Read More

US shoppers returned with vigor in May in partial rebound

The virus-induced recession not only diminished spending in most sectors of the economy. It has also accelerated shifts in where people shop and what they buy. → Read More

US shoppers returned with vigor in May in partial rebound

The virus-induced recession not only diminished spending in most sectors of the economy. It has also accelerated shifts in where people shop and what they buy. → Read More

Can job market sustain its gains? Uncertainties cloud future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Layoffs are slowing, unemployment is declining and hiring is gradually rising, suggesting that a steady rebound may be afoot in the U.S. job market. → Read More

US employers laid off 7.7 million workers in April

U.S. employers laid off 7.7 million workers in April _ a sign of just how deep the economic hole is after the closure of thousands of offices, restaurants, stores and schools during the pandemic. → Read More

US employers laid-off 7.7 million workers in April

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. employers laid-off 7.7 million workers in April — a deep the economic hole that was created by the closure of thousands of offices, restaurants, stores and schools during the pandemic. → Read More

US employers laid-off 7.7 million workers in April

It's a sign of how deep the economic hole is as offices, restaurants, stores and schools are re-opening after being shuttered because of the coronavirus. → Read More

Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination

BALTIMORE — It seemed easy to write off Joe Biden.The former vice president came across as easily blindsided at debates. The crowds at his presidential campaign speeches were far from stadium size. Other Democratic candidates such as Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg each had moments of radiating a kinetic energy, while Biden appeared to be conserving his resources.But Biden… → Read More

Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination

BALTIMORE (AP) — It seemed easy to write off Joe Biden. The former vice president came across as easily blindsided at debates. The crowds at his presidential campaign speeches were... → Read More

Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination

It seemed easy to write off Joe Biden. Other Democratic candidates such as Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg each had moments of radiating a kinetic energy, while Biden appeared to be conserving his resources. The opening contests in the 2020 nominating race in Iowa, New Hampshire → Read More

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

BALTIMORE (AP) - For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree. Friday's jobs report for May delivered a major pleasant surprise, with lower unemployment and 2.5 million added jobs, instead of the darkening picture that had been widely expected. Yet the damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a… → Read More

Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday and major progress against racial inequity, heartily embracing an unexpectedly good jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a rising virus death toll and… → Read More