- U.N. Human Rights head accuses Israel of war crimes
- CBP Commissioner: Border is ‘more secure and more safe’
- Obama dispatches researchers to border to check on National Guard
- Dutch receiving Malaysia plane bodies irked at Putin’s daughter in Holland
- Algerian airplane goes missing over Mali: ‘Emergency plan’ launched
- Colorado judge strikes voter-backed gay marriage ban, but issues stay
- Brooklyn Bridge flag-swapping suspects identified by nickname
- Christian woman in Sudan spared for apostasy flies to Italy
- Iraq: 60 dead in attack on prisoner convoy
- Marco Rubio: U.S. at social, moral crossroads
Topic - Scott Hoyt
"Despite the weak start to the year, the economy appears solid," he said. "While hardly a boom pace, this is strong enough to expand employment and reduce joblessness."
Scott Hoyt, economist at Moody's Analytics, said fiscal restraint, the recession in Europe and high oil prices held back growth, which appears to be running at a healthy 2.5 percent underlying rate.