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This morning’s jobs report from ADP is prompting worries that hiring may be slowing, damping hopes that the anemic recovery may be hitting a rough spot, if not stalling. ADP, which processes payrolls for some 500,000 U.S. firms, said private employment grew by 133,000 jobs in May. The company, and its analytics partner, Macroeconomic Advisers, also adjusted down by 6,000 its initial 119,000 April... (more...)

This morning’s jobs report from ADP is prompting worries that hiring may be slowing, damping hopes that the anemic recovery may be hitting a rough spot, if not stalling. ADP, which processes payrolls for some 500,000 U.S. firms, said private employment grew by 133,000 jobs in May. The company, and its analytics partner, Macroeconomic Advisers, also adjusted down by 6,000 its initial 119,000... (more...)

The Flame‘super-malware’ must have been infecting computers for as long as four years and was less invisible to antivirus software than assumed, an analysis by security company AlienVault has concluded.

Registration for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. is down nearly 40 percent this year, in the what is the latest in a series of downward trends for the organization after it attempted to defund Planned Parenthood in February. The Washington Post reported yesterday that, with only three days left before the race begins, about 25,000 people had registered, down from 40,000... (more...)

IT DOES not take much to be accused of waging class warfare in America. The charge was levelled last year at Mitt Romney, of all the unlikely leftist agitators, when he suggested that certain tax breaks should be available only to those who earned less than $200,000. Rick Santorum, one of Mr Romney’s rivals for the Republican nomination, though he had promised never to use the word “class”,... (more...)

Profiling or policing? “IT’S humiliating,” says Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, a Harlem community campaigner, describing what it is like to be stopped and searched by police. He has been stopped more times than he can count, and he is not alone. New York’s police stopped nearly 700,000 people last year, according to a New York Civil Liberties Union report that uses police data. More than... (more...)

BY ONE measure, it was dying. In March 2005 the daily circulation of the Times-Picayune, the best newspaper in New Orleans, was around 257,000, up to 285,000 on Sundays. Seven years later those numbers had dropped to 134,000 and 155,000. Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005; in 2010 the city’s population was just 71% of what it had been in 2000.By other measures, though, the Times-Picayune was thriving.... (more...)

CHRIS CHRISTIE, New Jersey’s Republican governor, is a recent recruit to the cause of gambling. In early 2011 he kept quiet when Ray Lesniak, a state senator, tried to challenge the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), which limits sports betting to the four states that had already legalised it by 1992. A court threw out the case. Mr Christie also vetoed a bill that would... (more...)

ON MAY 24th Barack Obama launched a blistering attack on Mitt Romney’s business background from the state fairgrounds in Iowa. A week later Mr Romney returned the favour from a furniture warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. The choice of venues was hardly random. Both are in “swing” states that will help determine the outcome of this November’s election. With the economy at the top of voters’... (more...)

AFTER you die, goes an air-travel chestnut, whether you go to heaven or hell, you have to change planes in Atlanta. Its airport is the world’s busiest, and has been so for 14 years. In 2011 92.4m passengers travelled through Hartsfield-Jackson, nearly 15m more than passed through Beijing, the world’s second-busiest airport. Beijing may overtake Atlanta on the world stage this year, but Atlanta’s... (more...)