12/06/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low of 7 percent as employers add 203,000 jobs.
12/06/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up 0.3 percent in October but wages and salaries post weak gain.
12/06/13 06:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It looks like President Barack Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder. Two months in and out of the repair shop have left significantly less time to fulfill the...
12/06/13 04:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a standoff in the Senate, the top Democrats and Republicans on Congress' military panels are working on a backup plan to ensure that they complete a far-reaching defense policy bill before year's end. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., chairman of the House Armed...
12/06/13 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth straight month of solid hiring in November could give the U.S. economy a jolt and signal that the job market may finally be gathering momentum. Economists are forecasting that employers added 180,000 jobs last month, according to a survey by FactSet. That would...
12/05/13 11:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher. House Democratic...
12/05/13 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting himself among the millions influenced by Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama on Thursday mourned the death of the anti-apartheid icon with whom he shares the distinction of being his nation's first black president. "He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the...
By Lisa Ruhl | 12/05/13 05:38 PM
Democratic members of Congress urged President Obama to take action on immigration reform by sending him a letter Thursday asking to expand the deferred action program.
12/05/13 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: Mandela achieved more than could be expected of any man; he lives for the ages.
12/05/13 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama to speak from White House on Nelson Mandela.
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