2nd Trump-Kim summit crucial moment for Moon's presidency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has staked his legacy on the stunning diplomatic progress he has forged with North Korea, as well as the behind-the-scenes orchestration of...

US unemployment claims rise by 4,000 to 239,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remains at levels low enough to show that most workers enjoy job security. The Labor D...

Jobless youth hold protest march in Indian capital

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of jobless youth have marched through the streets of the Indian capital demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government immediately tackle what they call the rising unemp...

A robust US job market likely defied shutdown during January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with Chin...

A robust US job market likely defied shutdown during January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with Chin...

Claims for US jobless benefits bounce up 53,000 to 253,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment checks hit the highest mark since September 2017, but they're still low enough that most workers continue to enjoy job security. ...

German unemployment holds steady at 5 percent

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment is holding steady at 5 percent in a sign of strength for Europe's largest economy. The Federal Labor Agency said Thursday that the number of unem...

Sweden's jobless agency to fire a third of its staff

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's unemployment agency is to shed a third of its staff as part of a cost-cutting measure to meet the demand of lawmakers. The Public Employment Service said ar...

Spain's unemployment rate drops to 10-year low

MADRID (AP) — Official statistics show that Spain's jobless rate dropped to 14.45 percent in 2018, the lowest in one decade. The National Statistics Institute said Tuesday there were...

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 49-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking jobless benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since November 1969, a sign the job market remains strong despite the partial government shutdown,...

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution...

The Latest: More furloughed workers seek unemployment aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefi...

Number of federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5. Th...

Number of furloughed federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubled in week of Jan. 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Number of furloughed federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubled in week of Jan. 5.

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2019. There are 361 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 4, 19...