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S&P 500 Reaches 4000 Points For First Time Ever

Gains in Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet helped the S&P 500 jump past the 4,000 point mark for the first time ever on Thursday as optimism about a recovering US economy persists.

Weekly Jobless Claims In The US Much Higher Than Anticipated

The Department of Labor reported that last-week showed first-time claims for unemployment rose at levels much higher than initially anticipated, especially due to the fact that the economy has been showing signs of recovering after the last year.

Nike Denies Utilizing Uyghur Muslim Factories in China

Nike has denied that the company has been using any type of textiles or spun yarn from the Xinjiang Autonomous Region (XUAR), where China allegedly holds Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in forced labor camps.

Sabra Recalls Classic Hummus Due To Salmonella Contamination 

Sabra Dipping Company, the maker of popular Sabra Hummus, has announced a recall of about 2,100 tubs of its classic hummus after a routine test performed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed a potential salmonella contamination. The FDA made the announcement this Monday, stating that all 10-ounce tubs should be called back. 

Texas Storm Exposes Just How Unprepared US Energy Grids Are For Climate Change

Electric grid regulators throughout the US are claiming that the nation must develop new and vast supplies of energy storage to cope with future climate change related incidents.

The devastating winter storm that has impacted Texas has sent the state into an electrical crisis that is exposing just how unprepared the US is as a nation to cope with major storms and climate events in the future. Read more…