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Politics Nov 17Obama Cites Human Rights, Currency in China
Talks between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao yielded pledges to cooperate on climate change and the economy, but little by way of human rights and upping the value of the yuan currency.
Economy Oct 02Unemployment Hits 9.8%, Job Losses Accelerate
September was a rough month for the economy, with the unemployment rate rising from 9.7 percent to 9.8 percent as employers cut more jobs than expected, and more unemployed workers gave up searching for jobs.