Job Openings Reach Record as Hiring Slows

Job openings in the U.S. reached 8.1 million at the end of March, the Labor Department said, reflecting a widening gap between open positions and workers willing and able to take those roles.25 minutes ago

Business

The retailer is spinning off the lingerie chain to its existing shareholders, a coda in the company’s review process for the brand after longtime leader Leslie Wexner stepped aside as CEO last year.

An Associated Press leader with deep experience in international coverage, Ms. Buzbee will succeed Martin Baron and is the paper’s first executive editor to be chosen since Jeff Bezos bought the Post in 2013.

The International Energy Agency raised its 2021 and 2022 forecast for renewables, including wind and solar, after last year’s added capacity exceeded the prior year’s increase by 45%117

Markets

The U.K.’s top financial regulator said it is investigating the failed financial firm, citing allegations of what it called “potentially criminal” matters. The company’s founder Lex Greensill is due to give a testimony in the U.K. parliament on Tuesday.129 minutes ago

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World

Seven children and a teacher were among those killed when an attacker opened fire in the city of Kazan, according to local authorities. At least 21 people were injured and taken to the hospital.

The Biden administration is bracing for a showdown with Russia over the delivery of U.N. aid to millions of Syrians outside the control of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a flow that Moscow is poised to block in July.13

Life & Arts

Younger Jewish people in the U.S. are growing increasingly polarized in their religious engagement, and are more likely than older generations to be Orthodox or not identify as religious at all, according to newly released data.