Jobs Report Underscores Weak Recovery

The recession's over? Technically, it might be. But don't try telling that to the 15.1 million Americans without a job. On Oct. 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced an unexpectedly big rise in joblessness in September, evidence that whatever weak growth the U.S. economy is managing to generate still isn't enough to keep unemployment from rising.

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