WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but still remained at levels consistent with a steady improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 362,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week's claims figure was revised to show 1,000 more applications received than previously reported. Economists polled by Reuters had expected first-time applications to rise to 355,000. ...
Older people who received this season's flu shot appear to be less protected from the illness than younger people who were vaccinated. As a result, early flu treatment is especially important for anyone in this age group who shows flu symptoms, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — For about $350,000, someone can buy a slice of music history.
First lady Michelle Obama wants you to eat your vegetables—and she has Big Bird to help her spread the message. Obama invited Sesame Street to the White House, where she and the Muppet recorded two new public service announcements related to her "Let's Move!" healthy eating and exercise initiative for children. "Hi, we're here in [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army has stalled the promotion of Paula Broadwell, the reservist whose affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus led to his resignation.
The conference includes panel discussions with survivors of gun violence.
Police in Sacramento, Calif., are investigating the death of a 62-year-old man who died from a shooting—36 years after it happened. Walter Johnson Jr., who was left paralyzed from the 1977 attack, died from complications related to his paralysis, leading police to rule his death a homicide. They are asking the public for help in [...]
A "rolling gun battle" and car crash occurred at a busy intersection.
Roger Mahony posted a blog that made no mention of victims.