Opinion: The Fed doesn’t have a choice anymore. Get ready for a recession

Editor’s Note: Gad Levanon is the chief economist at the Burning Glass Institute. He’s the former head of The Conference Board’s Labor Market Institute. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. To many economists and analysts, the US economy has represented a paradox this year. On the one hand, GDP growth has slowed … Read more

What to expect from Friday’s jobs report

Minneapolis CNN Business — When the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its latest monthly jobs report on Friday morning, all eyes will be on whether the labor market is showing signs of loosening up — one of many crucial factors that will help the Federal Reserve determine its next steps in its fight against decades-high … Read more

Syria: US kills two top ISIS leaders in airstrike

CNN — US forces killed two top ISIS leaders in an airstrike in northern Syria on Thursday, according to two defense officials, one day after a US raid killed an ISIS smuggler. The strike killed Abu ‘Ala, one of the top five ISIS leaders and the deputy leader of ISIS in Syria, as well as … Read more

Why tomorrow’s big jobs report has global implications

This story is part of CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. New York CNN Business — When the government releases its latest monthly jobs report on Friday, all eyes will be searching for signs that the labor market is loosening up — a key factor weighing … Read more

Hunter Biden investigation: Federal prosecutors weighing charges on two fronts

CNN — Federal prosecutors believe they could charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and a false statement but a final decision still has not yet been made by the US attorney in Delaware, according to sources familiar with the matter. The case against Biden narrowed earlier this year, and was a matter of discussion in … Read more

Federal prosecutors weighing charges on two fronts in Hunter Biden investigation

CNN — Federal prosecutors believe they could charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and a false statement but a final decision still has not yet been made by the US attorney in Delaware, according to sources familiar with the matter. The case against Biden narrowed earlier this year, and was a matter of discussion in … Read more

Juno spies musical note feature on Europa’s icy surface

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A NASA spacecraft recently flew by Jupiter’s moon Europa, and one of its cameras spied fascinating features on the icy crust of the ocean world. The Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter … Read more

SpaceX capsule to dock with ISS carrying international astronauts

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A SpaceX capsule carrying a multinational crew of astronauts linked up with the International Space Station on Thursday after a 29-hour trek. The mission, called Crew-5, is a joint operation by NASA, SpaceX … Read more

Ben Sasse: Nebraska Republican to resign his Senate seat

CNN — Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a prominent voice in the Republican Party who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, plans to resign from the Senate by the end of the year to take a job as the president of the University of Florida , according to a … Read more

Federal judge temporarily blocks parts of New York gun law

CNN — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the enforcement of parts of a New York gun law that was enacted in the wake of a Supreme Court decision earlier this summer striking down certain protections. Among the provisions of the New York law that the state cannot enforce is one that defines Times Square … Read more