US applications for jobless aid up to 2-month high
In this May 3, 2010 photo, job seekers are seen waiting in line at a National Career Fair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Monday, May 3, 2010. The economic rebound last quarter turned out to be slower than first thought, one of the reasons unemployment is likely to stay stubbornly high this year.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
April 12, 2012 11:05:24 AM PDT
by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER Associated Press
WASHINGTON - April 12, 2012 --
More people sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the number of applicants to the highest level in two months.