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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

Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up. SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Housing, Food Costs Top Rising Tuition Prices At Many US Colleges

Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up.

08/13/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: Medicare Drug Premiums To Inch Up In 2014

The Obama administration says the average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug plans will inch up by $1 next year, to $31.

07/30/2013

Sen. Elizabeth Warren questioned minimum wage increases during a Senate hearing, and cited a study that suggests the federal minimum wage should be standing at $22 an hour. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democratic Senator Argues Case For $22 An Hour Minimum Wage Increase

Sen. Elizabeth Warren questioned minimum wage increases during a Senate hearing, and cited a study that suggests the federal minimum wage should be standing at $22 an hour.

03/20/2013

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