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Retail Group Launches Training for Entry-Level Job Seekers

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 17
Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career.

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

By Ken Thomas and Eric Tucker | Jan 17
FBI Director James Comey, already under fierce public scrutiny for his handling of the election-year probe of Hillary Clinton, faces a new internal investigation.

Amazon Plans to Hire 100,000 Over the Next 18 Months

By Mae Anderson | Jan 16
Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans.

More Pay, Greater Confidence Lifts U.S. Retail Sales 0.6 pct.

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jan 16
Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid increase in pay.

An American Fault Line: High School-Only Grads Left Behind

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jan 15
Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record.

Microsoft Workers Say Reviewing Graphic Content Caused PTSD

Jan 15
Two former Microsoft workers are claiming their work reviewing abuse, child pornography and other graphic material flagged for removal caused them post-traumatic stress disorder.

Car Buyers Will Find Good Deals This Year

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 15
U.S. car shoppers will find plentiful deals, relatively low interest rates and lots of high-tech choices in the market this year.

Nintendo: Nintendo Switch Game Console to Launch in March

By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 15
The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe.

Millennials Are Falling Behind Their Boomer Parents

By Josh Boak and Carrie Antfinger | Jan 14
With a median household income of $40,581, millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same stage of life, despite being better educated, according to a new analysis of Federal Reserve data.

Liberty Depicted as Black Woman on $100 Gold Coin

Jan 14
The U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman.

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