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Unemployment Rates Down, Job Gains Up in March

More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring improves for much of the country during what has been a slow but sustained economic recovery.

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Chobani Counters Competition With Expanded Lineup

Chobani plans to introduce savory dips, fruit and oat cups and a dessert as it faces intensifying competition in the fast-growing Greek yogurt category.

Auto Industry
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VW Beetle Marks 65th Year in U.S.

Sixty-five years after the first VW Beetle arrived in the U.S. as a distinctively shaped little car, the Beetle keeps attracting buyers with its spacious interior, turbo engine power and modernized iconic look.

Katherine Archuleta

2014 Woman of the Year: Katherine Archuleta

The CEO of a billion-dollar company. A managing director at one of the world's largest banks. The first Latina governor in the U.S. This year's Woman of the Year, Katherine Archuleta, faced a particularly tough field.

President Obama

8 Million Signups Put Obamacare Ahead of Predictions

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, offering new hope to Democrats defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.


Google Q1 Earnings Dip as Ad Prices Slip

Earnings growth faltered at Google as it grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more on hiring and daring ideas.

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Generating Solar Power in the Dark

Scientists have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can store the heat forever and be endlessly re-used while emitting absolutely no greenhouse gases.