Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 11:36 am
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were up sharply to 374,000 from 308,000 the week before, the Employment and Training Administration reported Thursday.
The increase for the week ending Oct. 5 is a departure from a trend in recent weeks that was lower than at any time since the spring of 2007, before the onset of the recession.
Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:18 am
Good morning, here are our early stories:
-- Shutdown Day 10: Obama, GOP To Meet Amid Signs Of A Thaw
-- Book News: Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
Originally published on Wed October 23, 2013 9:04 am
It's Day 10 of the partial federal government shutdown, and the big news is a meeting between President Obama and a select group of House Republicans.
Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 7:42 am
This post was updated at 9:30 a.m.
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