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Apr. 03, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

Applications for US jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 01:09 PM

New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

"That is not how GM does business."

With statements like that, new CEO Mary Barra is trying to distance the General Motors she now leads from the overly bureaucratic company whose inattention to its customers helped land it in bankruptcy in 2009.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

AP sources: Health law sign-ups on track to hit 7M

Beating expectations, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was on track to sign up more than 7 million Americans for health insurance on deadline day Monday, government officials told The Associated Press.


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Drug recalled after foreign pills found in bottles

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the weight loss drug Alli after receiving reports of unknown pills and tablets in the bottles.