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Tough Times, Even Higher Debts For College Graduates

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How bright is their future? Students at Barnard College's graduation ceremony last May.

How bright is their future? Students at Barnard College’s graduation ceremony last May.


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‘Newsweek’ Kills Its Print Edition

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Say goodbye.

Say goodbye.


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Jobless Claims Take Sharp Jump: Rose By 46,000 Last Week

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The number of first-time claims for jobless benefits rose by 46,000 last week, to 388,000, the Employment and Training Administration says.

The previous week’s total — 342,000 — was the fewest since early 2008. The increase last week put claims back into the range where they’ve been stuck for a year, between 350,000 and 400,000.

“At least a major part of the jump would be a correction from the prior week,” Tom Simons, an economist at Jefferies Group Inc. in ...

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Scholar Mistaken For Thief, Racial Profiling Alleged

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Tobacco Fuels Addiction, And Terrorism

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LBJ Arm Twisting? Not Really Obama’s Style

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Wiping Out Polio: How The U.S. Snuffed Out A Killer

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  • Many people infected with polio don't show any symptoms. Some become temporarily paralyzed; for others, it's permanent. In 1952, the polio epidemic reached a peak in the U.S.: almost 58,000 reported cases and more than 3,000 deaths.

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Romney’s Business Skills Evident In His Strong Debating Style

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Bosnia Begins Work On First Census Since Its Bloody Civil War

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Sen. Arlen Specter Dies At 82

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Arlen Specter, the five-term senator from Pennsylvania, died from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, said his ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Arlen Specter, Senator Who Gave No Quarter, Dies

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee member Arlen Specter, R-Pa., questions witnesses defending law professor Anita Hill at the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas on Oct. 13, 1991. Hill had alleged that Thomas sexually harassed her in the 1980s.

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Daring Skydiver Lands After Jump From Stratosphere

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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria is seen in a screen at mission control center in the capsule during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

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