Tara Siegel Bernard

August 6, 2018

The real state of the economy

By some measures, the U.S. economy is faring better than it has in years. At 4.1 percent, second-quarter growth was the fastest acceleration in four years.

Number of the Day

14.5 - Percentage of Louisiana nursing home residents who were mentally ill in 2016. A federal legal settlement is aimed at reducing that figure. (Source: The Associated Press)