Aug 3, 2012 Today the world is watching us here in the U.S. The Labor Department is about to tell us how many jobs were created in the U.S. last month and what the new unemployment rate is. It's seen as a key indicator for the health of the U.S. economy, which is still the largest in the world.
Aug 3, 2012 In just a couple hours we'll get the most important economic numbers of the month. The Labor Department will tell us how many jobs were created in the U.S. in July, and what the new unemployment rate is.
Jul 23, 2012 Teach for America is tapping its nationwide network of alumni to recruit candidates for public office -- so much so that in one Tennessee race, two TFA alums are squaring off against one another.
Jul 20, 2012 Small businesses find it harder to get credit, so they create fewer jobs.
Jul 16, 2012 Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Jul 13, 2012 A frustrated mother sends her teenager daughter a letter, explaining how she and her father are still trying to provide for the family while they are both unemployed.
Jul 12, 2012 This morning the Labor Department reported the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week to 350,000, the best number since March of 2008. Analysts point to the auto industry's seasonal production schedule as the source of the weekly dip.
Jul 13, 2012 Employers are hiring more teens for summer jobs than in past years, possibly because older workers who were desperate for any work are finding better jobs themselves.
Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.