Hoaxes and violent messages online can lead to real-world harm, like the January 6 attack on the U. Capitol, which was largely planned and documented on platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. So should social media companies be responsible for that? These companies are among NPR's financial supporters. Hi, Shannon. At today's hearing, how much did they blame the tech companies for that?
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There is positive news today about the U. Unemployment claims last week fell to their lowest level since the pandemic took hold in the U. Now, applications for jobless benefits are still high by historical standards. But in his news conference this afternoon, President Biden pointed to the drop in claims as a sign of progress.
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They did, and today Yellen was back on Capitol Hill to say thanks. Both say aggressive spending by Congress is giving a boost to the economy, though they both cautioned the recovery is still far from complete. NPR's Scott Horsley joins us now with the details. And, Scott, both Yellen and Powell are sounding, I guess, more confident than they were a few months ago. What's changed?
A gunman shot and killed 10 people at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colo. The victims ranged from age 20 to Some of them were shopping at the store; some worked there. One was a police officer who arrived to help.