Claims for US jobless aid suggest modest hiring - Article Photos 1/1

In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, an unidentified woman answers questions on a job application at a job fair in Sunrise, Fla. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped 20,000 on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, to a seasonally adjusted 362,000, though it remains at a level that suggests slow but steady improvement in the job market. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)