Economics

Obama Pushes for 2016 Games in Chi-town

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For the first time ever, a sitting US president is helping make a bid for an American city to host the Olympic Games. President Obama…read more

Job Seekers Face Long Searches in Tough Economy

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As part of his ongoing series on “Making Sense” of the economy, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman visits a Manhattan job fair where many people…read more

Oklahoma Youth Find New Career Prospects in Wind Energy

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While Oklahoma has long been associated with oil and natural gas production, some of the state’s young people are turning to its burgeoning wind turbine…read more

Alabama Highway System Raises Spending Concerns

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As part of NewsHour’s ongoing “Blueprint America” series, produced in collaboration with WNET-New York, special correspondent Rick Karr, looks at an Alabama highway system currently…read more

Health Care Heats Up in August

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As members of Congress begin their summer recess, some are hitting the road to find out what constituents think of the health care reform bills…read more

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