Japan, U.S. primed for World Cup rematch

Jul 4, 2015

Japan, U.S. primed for World Cup rematch

Reigning champion Japan and the United States rekindle their rivalry on the grandest stage of all on Sunday in what promises to be an absorbing conclusion to the Women’s World Cup. Charismatic coach Norio Sasaki guided Japan to a fairy tale finish in Germany ...

U.S. edges China, makes semis

Jun 27, 2015

U.S. edges China, makes semis

Carli Lloyd scored on a header in the 51st minute, and the United States beat China 1-0 Friday night to reach a semifinal against Germany at the Women’s World Cup. Hope Solo had her fourth straight shutout for the second-ranked United States, which has ...

U.S. adds solid 280,000 jobs; unemployment rate rises to 5.5%

Jun 5, 2015

U.S. adds solid 280,000 jobs; unemployment rate rises to 5.5%

U.S. employers added a robust 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy has regained momentum after starting 2015 in a deep slump. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5 percent from 5.4 percent in April, the government said Friday. But that occurred for ...