For incarcerated women with newborns, an Indiana prison unit offers a chance to bond

Dec 27, 2022
The women learn child care skills and are paid prison wages to take care of their babies.
Jessica Adams and her son Dawson will live on a maternal unit at the Indiana Women’s Prison until she is released.
Alisa Roth

Florida struggles to keep corrections officers in state prisons

Aug 29, 2016
Hours for corrections officers are long, and pay is low.
The turnover rate among corrections officers in Florida was 22 percent last year. The department has said it plans to hire 4,000 officers in the coming year, to fill current vacancies and to prepare for future ones.
Alisa Roth

Florida has a shortage of corrections officers for state prisons

Aug 29, 2016
Turnover in the department last year was 22 percent.
Signs posted around the perimeter of the Dade and Homestead prisons in south Florida advertise immediate openings for correctional officers. The state, like most, has a severe shortage of officers, leaving officers and inmates at risk.
Alisa Roth

Weekly Wrap: Oil prices and the global economy

Jan 15, 2016
Sudeep Reddy and Catherine Rampell join Molly Wood to recap the week that was.

Do you know if your e-book's been updated?

May 15, 2015
The publisher of "Clinton Cash" revised several points in the e-book version

For-profit prison companies adjust to new era

May 6, 2015
The U.S. is sending fewer people to prison, but profits still come in.