Obama tears into Romney at campaign kickoff

In his first official rally of the 2012 campaign, the president ripped Mitt Romney before a crowd of about 14,000.

Jobs grow by only 115,000 in April

The nation had its second straight month of disappointing job growth in April, according to government figures released today.


Walmart ordered to pay $4.8 million in stolen overtime

The announcement was made as the enormous retail chain - and its attack on labor - became a focus of the annual May Day march held here yesterday.

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