WASHINGTON — Despite another month of solid job growth and an economy closing in on full employment, the picture of America’s labor market looks decidedly mixed — and is likely to keep the Federal Reserve in a wait-and-see mode on raising interest rates.
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WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry gave a surprisingly candid speech on race Thursday in what was touted as an economic blueprint but was framed as an outreach to the black American community.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Sitting under a patio umbrella display at an Arlington Costco, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz signed copies of his new memoir for several hundred discount shoppers and other supporters who waited in a line that snaked through aisles and along a wall.
A CSX Corp. train carrying highly flammable, toxic gas derailed and caught fire near Knoxville, Tennessee, causing the evacuation of 5,000 people and disrupting rail traffic.
As states like California grapple with drought and water shortages, cities in the Midwest are facing the exact opposite problem: rising floods.
BP has reached an $18.7 billion agreement to resolve all federal and local government claims stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, bringing an end to a key chapter in the fiercely fought litigation stemming from the nation’s worst oil spill.
No one has brought a woolly mammoth back from extinction, but a team of scientists has brought back a woolly mammoth gene, discovering that it and others unique to the long-vanished elephant-like beasts probably helped the animals withstand the harsh cold of the Arctic tundra.
WASHINGTON — Amid a federal probe of airline pricing practices, a search on popular air travel booking websites shows virtually identical ticket pricing between popular city pairs on several carriers.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Jack Hentzel, 9, cast a wary glance at his nearly empty lemonade pitcher. His ice, floating listlessly in a glass bowl on a table, was melting. His cousin, 7-year-old Joseph Navarro, was ready to retire for the day.
DALLAS — In a cramped room lined with photos of hopeful immigrants, a dry-eyed 6-year-old girl in a Hello Kitty T-shirt described how thugs took over her school in El Salvador. “The teacher ran away,” she said.