RECORD CLOSE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index eked out another record close after stocks built on a solid gain from Friday, when the government reported strong hiring in November. Stocks have been marching higher this year on a combination of rising corporate earnings and Federal Reserve stimulus.
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YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine (AP) — In the Ukrainian president’s eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial accidents.