Jobs boost: U.S. companies added a healthy 156,000 jobs in July with larger firms accounting for much of the gains, according to payroll processor ADP. There was solid hiring in the construction, transportation, health care, and leisure and hospitality sectors. But smaller companies are struggling to find talent after years of robust job growth. Businesses that have fewer than 20 employees shed workers for the third straight month. Read the full story.
Safety seats: New laws dealing with car seats and booster seats in Louisiana go into effect Thursday. Parents who need help installing or checking the installation of child seats can go to state police troop headquarters across the state. The new law requires that any child who is younger than 2 years old must be restrained in a rear-facing child safety seat until reaching its weight or height limit.
Cheaper: The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system allowing Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of opposition from federal health authorities amid a public outcry over high prices for life-sustaining medications. Read the full story.