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July 5, 2013 7:33 PM
Commuter rail service has resumed in the San Francisco Bay Area after unions called off a strike and agreed to extend a labor contract for a month while bargaining continues. U.S. employers are sending a message of confidence in the economy ? hiring more workers, raising pay and making the job market appear strong enough for the Federal Reserve to slow its bond purchases as early as September. The economy gained a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The unemployment rate remained 7.6 percent in June because more people started looking for jobs ? a healthy sign ? and some didn't find them. The Labor Department's report pointed to a U.S. job market that's showing surprising resilience in the face of tax increases, federal spending cuts and economic weakness overseas. It's hard to imagine being bullied when you're in the biggest boy band in the world! But, even so One Direction has teamed up with Office Depot to release their very own brand of school supplies that will help spread the word in the fight against bullying.