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Unemployment rate falls

Jobs rise, unemployment falls... but the economy?

Mitchell Hartman | Jul 3, 2014
The economy is still not fully recovered in terms of jobs and wealth.
Job listings

Weekly wrap: Cashing out

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 3, 2014
Job growth. Growing the economy from the middle out. Bank regulations.
President Barack Obama

Obama: Immigration reform could lead to growth

Kate Davidson | Jul 3, 2014
President Obama says immigration reform could lead to $1.4 trillion in growth.
Posted In: Immigration

Waiting for the classroom revolution

Dan Abendschein | Jul 3, 2014
Learning looked a lot different in 1776
Posted In: Curveball

What education was like in 1776

Dan Abendschein | Jul 3, 2014
Six facts about education (or the lack thereof) in early America.
Posted In: News

Before Facebook, there was Tuskegee and Milgram

Dan Weissmann | Jul 3, 2014
How research ethics rules came to be. Dramatically.

Obama: Middle-class issues drive my agenda

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 3, 2014
A wide-ranging interview about the economy with President Barack Obama.

Finding a job isn't just a young person's problem

David Brancaccio | Jul 3, 2014
Workers over 55 are finding difficulty returning to the work force.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report

President Obama's job in 19 words

| Jul 3, 2014
Can you answer the question that stumped CEOs, corporate heads and the President?
Posted In: 5 words, President Obama

PODCAST: Jobs are up for June

David Brancaccio | Jul 3, 2014
The jobs report for June, the older generation of unemployed workers, and President Obama on Marketplace.