For the long-term unemployed, training for a new profession can help open the door to job opportunities. But starting over can be particularly difficult for older workers. Deborah Klein, 62 and unemployed since 2008, hopes her new training as a pharmacy technician will help her finally land a job.
It's become a pattern: On the first Friday of the month, the Labor Department issues a disappointing economic report. Republicans cite it as proof of President Obama's failed policies. The White House urges everyone to focus on the glass half full. And both sides miss the broader picture.
The ousted chief executive of Barclays Bank says it wasn’t the only financial institution that tried to manipulate benchmark interest rates. We look at the widening global bank scandal and the role of regulators.
Nine out of ten Americans believe there's a federal law prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender people. No such law exists, but recent court and agency decisions are moving in that direction.
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