WASHINGTON — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.

Amazon has soundly defeated a landmark union drive that would have established the company’s first US union, but labor advocates are hopeful that the high-profile fight will nonetheless be successful in spurring support for broader change.

Gregory E. Deavens is the president and CEO of Independence Health Group.

The pandemic has pushed millions of parents, largely women, to cut back on work, or leave their jobs altogether. This has resulted in many losses for those employees: wages, career plans and often, a sense of purpose beyond family life.

HBO Max subscribers had the option to stream “Godzilla vs. Kong” in the comfort of their homes during Easter and Passover weekend, but plenty of moviegoers opted to see it in theaters. That’s great news for the publicly traded owners of big multiplexes.