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Economy Beats Expectations, Adding 280K New Jobs In May

The Labor Department says the jobless rate increased to 5.5 percent as more Americans who had been sitting on the sidelines begin looking for work.
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Q&A: Ohio Gov. John Kasich. He Does It His Way

No Republican has won the White House without winning Ohio. That's one reason Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest GOP candidate to give serious consideration to a White House bid.
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China Says U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack Are 'Irresponsible'

On Thursday, the U.S. revealed that the records of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised. China says these attacks are hard to track, so the U.S. should not jump to conclusions.
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Being Proposed To At McDonald's, Girlfriend Wasn't Lovin' It

Upon discovering an engagement ring in a Crispy Chicken Deluxe sandwich, her response was, "This is a joke." Well, no. It also wasn't a happy meal.
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The Dangers Of Political 'Foot-In-Mouth' Syndrome

With this many candidates running for the White House, gaffes are inevitable. This week, Republican presidential contenders Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul have all fallen victim.
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White House Invites Millennials To Thwart ISIS' Recruitment Efforts

"Peer 2 Peer: Challenging Extremism" is a university-based program focused on getting college kids to come up with social media campaigns to compete with groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
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OPM Hack Exposes Records Of 4 Million Federal Employees

Investigators are looking for hackers responsible for breaching security at the Office of Personnel Management. OPM computers contain personal information on current and former government employees.
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A Life Spent 'Working Toward The Perfect Slice'

Len Berk loves lox, the salt-cured salmon that goes so well with bagels. The 85-year-old New Yorker is a veteran salmon slicer at a gourmet food shop in Manhattan. But it wasn't always that way.
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Hiring Ticks Up In May — But Unemployment Rate Does, Too

The Labor Department said Friday that employers added 280,000 jobs. The pickup in hiring brought more people back into the workforce, which pushed the unemployment rate up a notch to 5.5 percent.
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Guns On Texas Campuses Won't Make Them Safer, University Chancellor Says

Texas is expected to allow concealed weapons on public college campuses. Retired Admiral William McRaven, chancellor of the University of Texas System, tells Ari Shapiro the bill raises concerns.

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