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Hiring and Weekly Jobless Claims Both Edge Up

The modest level of unemployment claims occurs during the government's survey week for the April jobs report and indicates hiring gains of "200,000-plus" this month.

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Morgan Stanley's Q1 Income Up 18 Percent

Morgan Stanley said Thursday its first-quarter income rose on higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses.

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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.

Edward Snowden and Vladimir Putin

Snowden Questions Putin on TV Call-in Show

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on government spying during a televised phone-in show.

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World Reaches Global Warming Crossroads

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy is needed to avoid catastrophic global warming as emissions, of greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the U.N. says.