The U.S. unemployment rate inched up in February as more people joined the labor force to hunt for a job, according to government data released Friday.
Federal safety officials knew as early as 2007 about a potentially fatal problem with General Motors ignition switches, but didn't demand a recall.
Evidence suggests many investors have blocked out those fearful times. Five years after the S&P 500 hit its lowest point during the financial crisis, investors are pouring money into stocks.
... Stocks. * U.S. job growth an upbeat sign for weather-beaten economy. * Nasdaq up for fifth consecutive week. * Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, and a search-and-rescue operation has been launched.