High school graduations under way in Montgomery, with some big-name speakers

High school graduations expected to bring in governor, congressman, astronaut, labor secretary.


Economy adds 288k jobs in June; unemployment rate hits 6.1%

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Government data show best streak of job gains since 1999, but many are still working part time.

Domestic workers to demand action from Labor Secretary Tom Perez

The workers are calling on the newly-confirmed labor secretary to extend workplace protections to in-home caregivers.

Will the Perez confirmation fight damage GOP standing with Hispanics?

Washington Post reporter examines the Hispanic reaction to a prolonged fight over the confirmation of President Obama's pick for Labor secretary.