U.S. employers across a wide swath of the economy were confident enough in July to hire workers, with nearly every industry sector adding jobs at a solid rate.
For years, Keurig Green Mountain provided well-paying, stable employment in Vermont, but the company has announced that the bulk of its layoffs nationwide will be in the state, and many will come from Waterbury, which is still rebuilding from Tropical Storm Irene and the loss of about 1,100 jobs four years ago.
A Michigan state representative reportedly tried to conceal an extramarital relationship with a fellow lawmaker by orchestrating the distribution of a bogus email -- claiming he had sex with a male prostitute.
Infant one-piece garments with a snap that poses a choking hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products.
The number of U.S. oil rigs rose by 6 to a total of 670 this week, oil-services firm Baker Hughes said Friday in a weekly report.
Shares of Noodles & Co. plunged Friday after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results and cut its outlook for the year as it faces flat overall sales and weakness in new markets.
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Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration this week after Russia announced it had submitted a bid to the United Nations for huge areas of the Arctic that could contain vast quantities of oil and gas, with one lawmaker describing the application as evidence of a “strategic blunder” on the part of the administration's foreign policy.