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Even as Layoffs Persist, Some Good Jobs Hard to Fill

Yet even with 15 million people hunting for work, even with the unemployment rate nearing 10 percent, some employers can't find enough qualified people for good-paying career jobs.

Search Teams Lose Hope of Finding Survivors in Indonesia

Search teams lost hope of finding any more survivors under the rubble left by a massive earthquake, as torrential rains on Sunday held up aid delivery in the remote hills of western Indonesia where several villages were wiped out.

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Sees Turning Point in Iran Talks

The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Sunday there is a "shifting of gears" in Iran's confrontation with the West to more cooperation and transparency.

Baby Snatch Victim Loses Kids to State Custody

A mother whose newborn was kidnapped by a knife-wielding woman posing as an immigration agent was briefly reunited with her baby Saturday, then saw him and her three other children taken from her and put into state custody.

Death Toll From Indonesia Quake Likely to Double

The death toll from Indonesia's massive earthquake will likely double as officials reach rural communities wiped out by landslides.

Jackson, Farrakhan Attend Beaten Chicago Teen's Funeral

The funeral of a Chicago teen who was beaten to death on his way home from school drew civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan on Saturday, both calling for an end to youth violence.

Ahmadinejad to Obama: You Made Big Mistake

Iran's president says President Barack Obama made a big mistake when he accused the country of hiding a newly revealed nuclear site that Iran claims it reported to the U.N. nuclear watchdog within the necessary timeframe.

NYC Terror Suspect Had Many Radical Influences

The Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terror attack on New York City spent his earliest years in his wartorn homeland, a center of strife and fighting against a Soviet invasion and, after the occupiers left, clashing warlords.