Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, in 2011, appears before a Senate committee looking into the Postal Service's economic troubles. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Being Postmaster General Isn't What It Used To Be

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Senate Bill Would Do Away With Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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High Court Sides With Employers In Discrimination Suits

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Home values have been rising in recent months, but mortgage rates have taken a rapid turn upward as well. Some investors are worried that the housing recovery may stall if mortgage rates jump too quickly. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Housing Market Watchers Edgy As Mortgage Rates Keep Climbing

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Comfortable With Surveillance

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50 Years After The Equal Pay Act, Gender Wage Gap Endures

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Inched Up In May

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus, former CIA chief, speaks at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on March 26. Petraeus announced Thursday that he was joining the private equity firm KKR. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus Heads To Wall Street

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JPMorgan Shareholders Consider Splitting CEO, Chairman Jobs

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For decades, Hill County Farms, also known as Henry's Turkey Service, housed a group of mentally disabled men in squalor in this former schoolhouse in Atalissa, Iowa. The EEOC won a judgment against the company for exploiting the men. John Schultz/Quad-City Times/ZUMAPRESS.com hide caption

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A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse

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Furloughs Only The Latest Blow To Federal Worker Morale

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The Senate on Monday approved a bill to allow states to collect sales taxes from online retailers. Proponents say sellers will get help navigating tax collection, but many retailers says complying will be burdensome and opens the door for unforeseen problems. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Some Net Retailers Aren't Buying Online Sales Tax Proposal

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Economists Predict April's Jobless Rate Will Remain Steady

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With instant messages buzzing, emails pinging and texts ringing, how can employers increase productivity in the workplace? Software companies are tackling the problem, tracking employees' computer time to find ways to improve their efficiency. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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When It Comes To Productivity, Technology Can Hurt And Help

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An employee serves customers at an Olive Garden restaurant in Naperville, Ill. Darden Restaurants, the chain's parent company, pilot-tested shifting more of its workers to part time. But following that test, and after considerable backlash, the chain said it would not reduce hours or cut its full-time staffing. Scott Boehm/AP Images for Olive Garden hide caption

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As Health Law Changes Loom, A Shift To Part-Time Workers

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