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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 379,000, the highest since March. The increase may reflect volatility around the Thanksgiving holidays. (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly US Jobless Claims Hit 9-Month High Of 379K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 379,000, the highest since March. The increase may reflect volatility around the Thanksgiving holidays.

12/19/2013

Arriving passengers wait for a ride outside Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angles International Airport (LAX) on April 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

House Approves Measure To End Furloughs Of Air Traffic Controllers

Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.

04/26/2013

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Prince George’s County Budget Includes Furloughs

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap.

03/15/2013

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Arlington National Cemetery to Avoid Furloughs

Arlington National Cemetery officials say they will avoid furloughs this year that are being imposed in other parts of government as a result of automatic budget cuts.

03/13/2013

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Obama Talks of Possibly Resuming White House Tours For Kids

President Barack Obama is opening the door to the possibility of a resumption of White House tours, if it can be worked out.

03/13/2013

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Pentagon Notifies Congress of Likely Furloughs

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Congress on Wednesday that if automatic government spending cuts kick in on March 1 he may be compelled to furlough the “vast majority” of the Defense Department’s 800,000 civilian workers.

02/20/2013

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