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Nov 27, 2012 at 7:12 AM
The $425 million jackpot, the largest in Powerball's history, represents a potential life-changing fortune. But before shelling out $2 for a ticket, here are some things to consider.
Nov 17, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Europe's government-debt crisis is no longer panicking financial markets. But it won't end until the region's economy starts growing strongly again.
Nov 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM
Enrollment in Oregon's public universities has hit an all-time high, but the growth rate has slowed after four years of spikes, according to data released Thursday by the Oregon University System.
Nov 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Enrollment in Oregon's public universities has hit an all-time high, but the growth rate has slowed after four years of spikes, according to data released by the Oregon University System.

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Nov 7, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Some reward. Here's the assignment President Barack Obama has won with his re-election: Improve an economy burdened by high unemployment, stagnant pay, a European financial crisis, slowing global growth and U.S. companies still too anxious to expand much.
Nov 1, 2012 at 9:22 AM
Americans' confidence in the economy surged last month to the highest level in nearly five years, as many were encouraged by an improving job market.
Oct 26, 2012 at 7:44 AM
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster 2 percent annual rate from July through September, buoyed by more spending by consumers and the federal government.
Oct 20, 2012 at 11:39 AM
High prices help sell watches, sports cars and handbags by suggesting rare quality. Now, they may be helping sell stocks, too.
Oct 1, 2012 at 9:41 AM
Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a sharp defense Monday of the Federal Reserve's bold policies to stimulate the weak economy, while cautioning Congress to respect its private discussions.
Sep 19, 2012 at 9:28 PM
The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: Americans are on the move again after record numbers had stayed put, more young adults are leaving their parents' homes to take a chance with college or the job market, once-sharp declines...
Sep 18, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Chicago teachers are suspending a seven-day strike in the nation's third-largest city, a move that will send thousands of students back to classrooms.
Sep 16, 2012 at 9:37 AM
The Chicago teachers union will continue its week-old strike in the nation's third-largest city, keeping thousands of students out of class.
Sep 13, 2012 at 7:46 PM
Alarmed by the chronically weak U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve launched an aggressive new effort Thursday to boost the stock market and make borrowing cheaper for years to come.
Sep 13, 2012 at 9:44 AM
The Federal Reserve says it will spend $40 billion a month to purchase mortgage-backed securities because the economy is too weak to reduce high unemployment.
Sep 1, 2012 at 12:42 PM
The city of Dalton, Ga., known as the "Carpet Capital of the World," has lost more jobs per capita in the past year than any other in the U.S.