The Morning Dispatch: A Middling Month for Jobs

Happy Monday! Seventy-seven years ago yesterday, tens of thousands of courageous soldiers and sailors stormed the beaches of Normandy and helped turn the tide of World War II along the western front.

“We were trying to make the world free for all of us,” D-Day veteran Don Pullan told Deseret News over the weekend.

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • The U.S. economy added a net 559,000 jobs in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the unemployment rate ticking down to 5.8 percent from 6.1 percent in April.

  • Jihadists killed at least 130 civilians in Burkina Faso’s Yagha village over the weekend, according to the African country’s government. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Burkina Faso government is attributing it to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara.

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