Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 3:41pm
U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month.
White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.
Stan Lehman, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 3:03pm
Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil's former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil company Petrobras.
A Carson City judge's recent decision about Nevada's two-tier minimum wage law could mean more workers are eligible for the higher $8.25 per hour rate, rather than the $7.25 allowed if the employer provides health insurance.
A reputed member of New York's Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti pleaded not guilty Friday in what authorities say is a multimillion- dollar scam involving scrap metal and stolen cars.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 1:31pm
Officials announced new premium rates for small group and individual health insurance plans Friday, with critics highlighting substantial increases for individual plans for CareFirst of Maryland Inc. — the largest insurer for the state's exchange.
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday upheld a workers compensation ruling requiring a Kearney hospital to pay the salary of a former nurse who says she's unable to work because of psychological injuries she received from three assaults at the hands of patients while she was on the job.
U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah said Friday she's repaying more than $1,000 in taxpayer funds she spent on a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., for a black-tie gala, though her office says the trip included some official business.