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US government work is losing cachet for some

10/07/2013 2:18am
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

10/07/2013 6:32am
Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta. The charred wreckage of a plane in California, preserved in case safety investigators return.

Inquiry blames Cypriot ex-president for crisis

10/07/2013 8:25am
The "reckless" economic policies of Cyprus' former president are mainly to blame for the financial crisis that brought the country to near bankruptcy, an independent inquiry concluded Monday.

Greek ex-minister jailed for 20 years for graft

10/07/2013 2:39pm
A former Greek defense minister was jailed for 20 years after being found guilty Monday of money laundering in the most prominent corruption case to date in the financially stricken country.

Greece expects economy to grow, finally

10/07/2013 3:47pm
Greece expects its economy to grow next year _ at last.

Shutdown impact: Defense workers return to work

10/07/2013 6:58pm
A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.