Unemployment falls for the wrong reason as many Americans give up on weak job market

  • by: PAUL WISEMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 6, 2013 - 1:10 PM

WASHINGTON — The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4½-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work.

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