U.S. Accused Of Illegal 2008 Seizure As AIG Trial Opens

U.S. Accused Of Illegal 2008 Seizure As AIG Trial Opens

You won't believe why AIG's former CEO is demanding $40 billion. ...

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Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

The percentage of unemployed workers receiving unemployment insurance (UI) has reached its lowest point since 1987, according to the Economic Policy Institute. During the Great Re ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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Bank Of America To Pay Record $16.65 Billion To Settle Mortgage Claims

Bank Of America To Pay Record $16.65 Billion To Settle Mortgage Claims

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end federal and state investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage ...

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Reliance On 401(k) Accounts Drops, Poll Shows

Reliance On 401(k) Accounts Drops, Poll Shows

By Walter Hamilton, Los Angeles Times Fewer Americans are counting on 401(k) accounts to fund their retirement years, apparently because of disappointment with the stock market af ...

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Report: Lower-Wage Jobs Continue To Grow, Mid- And Higher-Wage Jobs Lag Behind

Report: Lower-Wage Jobs Continue To Grow, Mid- And Higher-Wage Jobs Lag Behind

A new report by the National Employment Law Project reveals the slow and ongoing jobs recovery that the private sector has experienced since the 2008 recession, and underscores th ...

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5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

This year's deficit will likely be $514 billion, down about a quarter from last year's deficit of $680 billion, which was down by more than a third from the year before. "Since 20 ...

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Aid Cuts Have Hit Nearly Two Million Long-Term Unemployed

Aid Cuts Have Hit Nearly Two Million Long-Term Unemployed

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Almost 2 million Americans who have been out of work for longer than six months have missed out on extended unemployment benefits since ...

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5 Ways The Stimulus Saved And Remade America

5 Ways The Stimulus Saved And Remade America

The party that still thinks the Bush tax cuts (which resulted in the most negligible job creation in decades) and the Iraq War (which resulted in the Iraq War) both worked wants y ...

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Post-Recession Quietude Unites Californians, Bolsters Governor Brown

Post-Recession Quietude Unites Californians, Bolsters Governor Brown

Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times SALINAS, Calif. -- Tony Salameh and Danielle Clark weathered the Great Recession from two worlds just a few miles apart. Salameh, 62, owns sever ...

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