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Fred Savage Dropped From ‘The Wonder Years’ Amid Allegations | Entertainment News
Entertainment

Fred Savage Dropped From ‘The Wonder Years’ Amid Allegations | Entertainment News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Savage has been dropped as an executive producer and director of the rebooted “The Wonder Years” amid allegations of inappropriate conduct, the television show's production company has confirmed.“Recently, we were made aware of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage, and as is policy, an investigation was launched. Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his employment as an executive producer and director of 'The Wonder Years,'" a statement Saturday from 20th Television said.20th Television did not immediately provide any additional details. A spokesperson for Savage did not immediately reply to a request for comment.Savage, 45, was a child star when he appeared in the original series, which ran on ABC from 1988-93 and followed a suburb...
US Added 428,000 Jobs in April Despite Surging Inflation | Political News
Politics

US Added 428,000 Jobs in April Despite Surging Inflation | Political News

By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a streak of solid hiring that has defied punishing inflation, chronic supply shortages, the Russian war against Ukraine and much higher borrowing costs.Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department showed that last month’s hiring kept the unemployment rate at 3.6%, just above the lowest level in a half-century.The economy’s hiring gains have been strikingly consistent in the face of the worst inflation in four decades. Employers have added at least 400,000 jobs for 12 straight months.At the same time, the April job growth, along with steady wage gains, will help fuel consumer spending and likely keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise borrowing rates sharply to fight inflati...