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LAPD Says It Will Investigate Abuse Claim Against Cosby

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:22am

Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."

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Defining Narrative Questioned In 'Rolling Stone' UVA Rape Story

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:09pm

Rolling Stone says new discrepancies have emerged in its recent story about an alleged campus rape at the University of Virginia.

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Labor Secretary: Job Growth Is Good, But Wages Need Help

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:36pm

Melissa Block speaks with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the latest jobs numbers and the persistent problem of wage stagnation.

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'Blockbuster' Jobs Report Shows 321,000 Added To Payrolls

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:20pm

Previous months were revised upward and hourly wages climbed higher. All this has analysts wondering if the economy has finally kicked into a higher gear.

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2014: The Year When The Job Market Finally Turned The Corner

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:38pm

Seven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.

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Economy Adds 321,000 Jobs In November, Unemployment Holds Steady

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:32am

The U.S. economy continued to chug along at a moderate pace last month. The number of unemployed Americans remained at around 9 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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November Jobs Report Expected To Show Solid Job Growth

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:01am

The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 5.8 percent. Even with recent declines in unemployment, there are still plenty of people working part-time who would like a full-time position.

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For World's Oil Exporters, Falling Prices Have A Domino Effect

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:24am

Falling oil prices have been good news for the U.S. But it's causing multiple problems for some exporters. Government budgets are strained. Economies are struggling. Currencies are crashing.

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Uber Is Richer Than Ever, But The Company Still Isn't Playing Nice

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:55pm

Uber's brought in $1.2 billion in its last round of financing, despite months of bad press. Or maybe because of it: One business professor says venture capitalists see jerks as better investments.

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A Burger Joint Pays $15 An Hour. And, Yes, It's Making Money

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:46pm

Fast-casual chain Moo Cluck Moo, in suburban Detroit, pays all of its workers far above the typical wage for a fast-food employee. It's part of its business model.

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With Harvest Season, 'Trimmigrants' Flock To California's Pot Capital

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:52pm

Humboldt County is famous for towering redwoods — and pot. Every fall, young people descend on its small towns. They're seeking work as trimmers, who manicure marijuana buds to prepare them for sale.

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'New Republic,' In Major Change, Cuts Publishing Schedule; Top Editor Out

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:29pm

Editor Franklin Foer and longtime literary editor Leon Wieseltier are both leaving. The magazine will drop to 20 issues a year from 10 and move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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North Korea's Cyber Skills Get Attention Amid Sony Hacking Mystery

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:21pm

A North Korean official now denies its involvement in one of the worst corporate hacks in history, after a different official played coy. How sophisticated are the Hermit Kingdom's hackers?

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