By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Jobs paying $80,000 or more abound in North Dakota's booming oil patch, but when Molly Lippert came home from college, she gladly accepted a $31,500-a-year position teaching first grade.
By BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a months-long patent dispute, averting a potentially expensive battle over the technology running two of the Internet's most popular destinations
Due to a series of poor investment decisions, former University of Idaho coach John L. Smith may be out of the running for the head coaching job at Arkansas.
Smith, also a former defense coordinator at Washington State, told the Associated Press he may declare bankruptcy as soon as this upcoming
LONDON (AP) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office said Friday that it has formally opened a criminal investigation of the manipulation of a key market interest rate that has shaken Barclays.
The bank was fined $435 million last week by U.S. and British agencies
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added only 80,000 jobs in June, a third straight month of weak hiring that shows the economy is still struggling three years after the recession ended.
The unemployment rate was
By PALLAVI GOGOIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors abandoned stocks Friday after the U.S. government reported that only 80,000 jobs were created in June, the third straight month of weak hiring.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 124.20 points to
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - The American job machine has jammed. Again.
The economy added only 80,000 jobs in June, the government said Friday, erasing any doubt that the United States is in a summer slump
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Borrowing rates for Spain and Italy rose to distressing levels again on Friday, signaling a resurgence in concern over Europe's debt crisis just one week after markets cheered leaders' decision to help financially weaker
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Fears of militia violence and calls for a boycott threatened Friday to mar Libya's first nationwide parliamentary election, a milestone on the oil-rich North African nation's rocky path toward democracy after the
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Although more than half the states are now exempt from the toughest requirements of the federal "No Child Left Behind" education law, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday his goal remains to help Congress fix the