Travelers stand in line at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday. Congress moved quickly this week to give the Federal Aviation Administration flexibility to end air traffic controller furloughs that resulted in flight delays at several airports. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Passengers check their flight status at Los Angeles International airport on Monday. The FAA said staffing cuts were causing delays in the Eastern U.S. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Opponents of President Obama's expected proposed changes to Social Security rallied at the White House on Tuesday. Among them were lawmakers like Minnesota Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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U.S. Job Growth Slows As Jobless Face Benefit Cuts

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A home for sale in Glenview, Ill. Existing-home sales hit the highest level in more than 3 years in February. But not everyone is convinced that the housing sector's momentum has staying power. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Cypriots protest an EU bailout deal outside the parliament in Nicosia on Monday. A proposed bailout deal would slap a levy on all Cypriot bank savings. Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The job market showed strong growth in February. But questions about low wages, consumer debt and government austerity cloud the sunny picture. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Shipyard workers wait for President Obama to speak about looming automatic federal budget cuts Tuesday in Newport News, Va. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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