Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

Christopher Rugaber

The Associated Press

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Christopher:

U.S. unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months. → Read More

U.S. Unemployment Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Onset of Pandemic

The unemployment rate fell to 4.8% from 5.2% as claims dropped. At the same time, Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. → Read More

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as → Read More

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level of COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. unemployment claims dropped 36,000 to 293,000 last week, the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the Labor Department said. → Read More

U,S. unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has ... → Read More

Unemployment claims fall to lowest level of pandemic

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months. → Read More

Social Security checks get boost

WASHINGTON — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years fo → Read More

Social Security checks getting big boost as inflation rises

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. → Read More

From cars to gasoline, surging prices match a 13-year high

Another jump in consumer prices in September sent inflation up 5.4% from where it was a year ago, matching the largest increase since 2008 as tangled global supply lines continue to create havoc. → Read More

Social Security Benefits Get a Boost as Inflation Rises

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. → Read More

Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in... → Read More

Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The... → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another surge in consumer prices in September pushed inflation up 5.4% from where it was a year ago, matching the highest shift higher since 2008 as tangled global supply li… → Read More

Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022 → Read More

Social Security benefits will rise 5.9% next year, biggest increase in decades as inflation jumps

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake … → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from August’s gain of 5.3% and matching the increases in June and July. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core inflation rose 0.2% in September and 4% compared with a year ago. Core prices hit a three-decade high of 4.5% in June. → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from August’s gain of 5.3% and matching the increases in June and July. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core inflation rose 0.2% in September and 4% compared with a year ago. Core prices hit a three-decade high of 4.5% in June. → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from August’s gain of 5.3% and matching the increases in June and July. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core inflation rose 0.2% in September and 4% compared with a year ago. Core prices hit a three-decade high of 4.5% in June. → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from August’s gain of 5.3% and matching the increases in June and July. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core inflation rose 0.2% in September and 4% compared with a year ago. Core prices hit a three-decade high of 4.5% in June. → Read More

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high

The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from August’s gain of 5.3% and matching the increases in June and July. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core inflation rose 0.2% in September and 4% compared with a year ago. Core prices hit a three-decade high of 4.5% in June. → Read More