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Washington Post Reporter, Detained For Months In Iran, Is Charged

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 11:45am

Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's Tehran bureau chief, was arrested in July, but the Iranian government has so far declined to say why.

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How The 'Rolling Stone' Story Could Hurt Future Victims

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:13pm

Rolling Stone has apologized for how it reported a major story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Marybeth Seitz-Brown of Students Active For Ending Rape.

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LAPD Says It Will Investigate Abuse Claim Against Cosby

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:22am

Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."

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Defining Narrative Questioned In 'Rolling Stone' UVA Rape Story

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:09pm

Rolling Stone says new discrepancies have emerged in its recent story about an alleged campus rape at the University of Virginia.

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Labor Secretary: Job Growth Is Good, But Wages Need Help

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:36pm

Melissa Block speaks with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the latest jobs numbers and the persistent problem of wage stagnation.

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'Blockbuster' Jobs Report Shows 321,000 Added To Payrolls

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:20pm

Previous months were revised upward and hourly wages climbed higher. All this has analysts wondering if the economy has finally kicked into a higher gear.

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2014: The Year When The Job Market Finally Turned The Corner

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:38pm

Seven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.

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Economy Adds 321,000 Jobs In November, Unemployment Holds Steady

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:32am

The U.S. economy continued to chug along at a moderate pace last month. The number of unemployed Americans remained at around 9 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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November Jobs Report Expected To Show Solid Job Growth

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:01am

The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 5.8 percent. Even with recent declines in unemployment, there are still plenty of people working part-time who would like a full-time position.

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For World's Oil Exporters, Falling Prices Have A Domino Effect

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:24am

Falling oil prices have been good news for the U.S. But it's causing multiple problems for some exporters. Government budgets are strained. Economies are struggling. Currencies are crashing.

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