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Unemployment claims rise

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to suggest...

Job market frustrations continue for unemployed

The job market remains a frustrating place for America's 9 million unemployed — perhaps more so as hiring has accelerated along with job postings. The...

Where, oh where, are all of America’s missing workers?

The unemployment rate has been on a slow downward trajectory since the recession ended nearly five years ago. While the overall jobless level has...

Obama touts overhaul of overtime rules

President Barack Obama says it's not right that businesses that treat their employees fairly can be undercut by competitors who don't. In his weekly radio...

Boehner doesn’t like Senate unemployment deal

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he thinks a bipartisan Senate deal to renew expired benefits for the long-term unemployed isn't feasible, a remark...

Senate deal reached on unemployment

A bipartisan deal to renew long-term jobless benefits for more than 2 million Americans was reached on Thursday by a group of 10 U.S....

For men, the future doesn’t look too good

If you’re an American man you’re more likely to be unemployed than your female counterparts. Today more than 4.3 million Americans are considered “long-term...

Unemployment fight first battle of an election year

The struggle in Washington over whether to renew expired jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed is as much about providing aid to 1.3 million...

Unemployment benefits end Saturday for 1.3 million

More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend,...

Drop in US unemployment drives up world stocks

Global stock markets were mostly higher Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery offset concerns that the Federal Reserve may reduce its monetary stimulus...