News Wrap: U.S. adds 136,000 jobs as unemployment hits new 50-year low

News Wrap: U.S. adds 136,000 jobs as unemployment hits new 50-year low

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In the day’s other news: U.S. businesses managed to make slight job gains in September. The Labor Department reports that employers added a net of 136,000 jobs last month. That came as factories shed 2,000 jobs, amid concerns that the...

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News Wrap: U.S. employers added fewer jobs than expected in August

News Wrap: U.S. employers added fewer jobs than expected in August

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JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: U.S. businesses slowed their hiring in August amid global economic weakness and the tariff war with China. The Labor Department reports employers added a net of 130,000 jobs, fewer than expected. That total...

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