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  • School's Out! Chicago Announces Mass Closures Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 9:09 PM ET

    Chicago will close 54 schools and 61 school buildings by the beginning of next year in the country's third-largest public school district, a move that union leaders called the largest mass closing in the nation.

  • Is There Room for the New BlackBerry Z10? Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:21 PM ET
    BlackBerry introduces its new smartphone, Z10.

    The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?

  • Nike Shares Jump 8% After Earnings Beat Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Is There a Doctor in the (White) House's Future? Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

    Dr. Benjamin Carson was a political unknown just weeks ago. Now, He is in some ways a dream candidate for Republicans. The NYT reports.

  • Court Drama: Too Many Lawyers, Too Few Jobs Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    Becoming a lawyer seemed to be one of those career moves that could stand up to any type of economic setback. Not anymore.

  • Senate to Post Office: Keep Saturday Mail Delivery Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.

  • Finally: Supply of Homes for Sale Begins to Rise Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    For the first time in over six months, the supply of homes for sale is beginning to rise.

  • Leaving Wall Street--and Still Getting a Nice Payday Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.

    Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.

  • House Passes Funding Bill to Avert Government Shutdown Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    The House passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.

  • Jobless Claims Trend Works for Recovery Hopes Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    Job seekers wait for the opening of a job fair sponsored by Job News in partnership with USOilWorker.com and The Texas Veterans Commission in San Antonio, TX.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week, but a longer-term reading dropped to its lowest in five years and pointed to ongoing healing in the labor market.

  • See-Through Pants at Lululemon to Hit Earnings Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

    Yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica reported quarterly earnings and revenue that edged above analysts' expectations but forecast that a supply line mishap that produced see-through pants would hit its earnings.

  • McDonald's Adds Chicken McWrap to Core Menu Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    McDonald's is adding a permanent new offering to its menu: Chicken McWraps. And yes, there's bacon.

  • CME to Sell Buildings as It Shifts to Electronic Trade Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    CME Group said it plans to sell the building that houses its grain exchange in Kansas City, Mo., and may also sell the building which houses its energy trading floor in New York.

  • JC Penney Says Turnaround May Be Longer, More Costly Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    J.C. Penney said fixing its performance could take more time than expected, and it suggested that any change in strategy could be expensive.

  • Blackstone Asks Oracle's Hurd If He Wants to Run Dell Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 AM ET
    Mark Hurd

    Blackstone, which is weighing an offer for Dell, is making an aggressive push to recruit Oracle President Mark Hurd to be chief executive of the world's No. 3 PC maker.

  • Is Ben Bernanke Angling for Another Four-Year Term? Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 3:52 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Asked whether he would stay for another term, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was non-committal, offering some grist for pundits and speculators. Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • YouTube Reaches 1 Billion Users Milestone Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 2:18 AM ET
    Google, which owns Youtube, is considering a plan to sell cablelike services via the Internet.

    Google's YouTube said the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion.

  • North Korea Military Threatens US Bases as Targets Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 10:24 PM ET

    North Korea's supreme military command said on Thursday its "precision attack" weapons have U.S. navy bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights and will attack them if it is provoked.

  • 'London Whale' Not End of Big US Banks: Volcker Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:44 PM ET

    The "London Whale" risky trades involving JPMorgan is not going to spell the end of big American banks, according to Paul Volcker, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Traders to Pick Over Data, With Fed in Mind Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:25 PM ET
    Construction workers are seen on the job at a new housing development in San Mateo, California.

    Housing and jobs data will get a close look from traders Thursday, as they continue to dissect the latest comments from the Fed.