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US unemployment aid applications jump to 388K

Weekly unemployment benefit applications jumped 46,000 last week to 388,000, the highest amount in four months.

Tiger Woods eyes leading US at Ryder Cup

BELEK, Turkey — Tiger Woods hopes to captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team someday. He still plans to play in a few more before that ...

US jobless rate falls to 7.8 percent

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a ...

Afghanistan bombing kills 3 US troops

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed his bike into a joint Afghan-American patrol on Monday morning in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 peopleincluding three U.S. troops and their translator, ...

2012 flu vaccine guards against new strains

WASHINGTON — Time to get your flu vaccine — and a surprising new report shows babies and toddlers seem to be getting protected better than the rest of us. Last year’s flu shot ...