US economy grows faster than expected last quarter

The U.S. economy grew faster than expected at the end of 2023. Gross domestic product grew by 3.3% in the three-month period from October through December. LiveNOW's Andrew Craft spoke about the health of the economy with Peter C. Earle from AIER.

Inflation climbs faster than expected in December

The Labor Department said that the consumer price index, a broad measure of the price of everyday goods including gasoline, groceries and rent, rose 0.3% in December from the previous month, more than expected.

Expert weighs in on 'mediocre' October jobs report

U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in October, a sign the labor market is finally softening in the face of higher interest rates, stubborn inflation and other economic uncertainties. LiveNOW's Andrew Craft spoke about the jobs report with Jason Sorens from AIER. More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video

Fed Reserve hikes interest rates to 22-year-high

LiveNOW's Andy Mac spoke with David Ragland, financial planner and CEO of IRC Wealth Management, about what the rate hike means for the consumers and the economy. More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video

UPS reaches tentative deal, likely averting strike

The United Parcel Service (UPS) and the Teamsters announced that the two sides reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that will avert the threat of a strike beginning in August. The current collective bargaining agreement – which is the largest private sector deal in North America – is set to expire on July 31, and union members were poised to begin a strike on August 1 if the two sides were unable to reach an agreement. More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video

Long haul strike possible as actors picket

Striking actors say they are preparing to continue the dispute with Hollywood movie studios as their strike continues into its second week. California Assemblymember Ash Kalra says the latest studio proposals don't go far enough. He spoke to LiveNOW from FOX about the latest issues.

Biden delivers remarks on debt ceiling bill

President Biden addressed the nation from the oval office on the debt ceiling bill. Biden said the passage of the bill "averted an economic crisis and an economic collapse." More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video

Debt ceiling talks stall ahead of deadline

A negotiator for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Friday that talks over the debt ceiling had seemingly stalled with President Biden. Dr. Antonio Saravia at Mercer University joined LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow to discuss the impacts for the average American.

Atlanta pre-check passengers can now use app

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in partnership with the State of Georgia and Apple, has implemented a new technology that allows passengers to use their Georgia-issued mobile driver's license or ID card stored in Apple Wallet for identity verification during airport security screening at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Beginning this week, individuals who possess driver's licenses or state IDs issued by the State of Georgia can add a digital version of their license or ID to Apple Wallet. They can then present this digital identification at the T-South security checkpoint at ATL if they are enrolled in TSA PreCheck® and are using a designated checkpoint lane. FOX 5 Atlanta's Brooke Zauner reports on the latest on LiveNOW From FOX.

Disney pulls plug on $1 billion FL project

Amid an ongoing feud with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Disney has decided not to move forward with a project that would have brought some 2,000 jobs to Central Florida near Orlando. Josh D'Amaro, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, told employees in a letter provided to FOX Business that the company is no longer moving forward with its office development in Lake Nona, citing "new leadership and changing business conditions."