• August 12, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Photo by flickr user sciondriver. Update: Watch Land of the Free, Home of the Poor and Americans Facing More Inequality, More Debt and Now More Trouble? to see the first two parts of Paul Solman’s ongoing series of reports on … Continue reading

  • July 15, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Larry Bessler purchases gasoline at a Shell station in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. Name: Stephen Sohasky Jr. Question: Adjusted for inflation, I believe gasoline should be about $4.53 per gallon. The local news stations are making a … Continue reading

  • March 30, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Wednesday’s query: Name: Alex Question: Maybe it’s my background as a college instructor (and union member), but … Continue reading

  • February 19, 2010   BY Hari Sreenivasan  

    A roundup of arts headlines.
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  • June 17, 2009  

    In Southern California, a photographer has been documenting the stories of the jobless — the irony being that he himself was laid off at the end of 2008. Spencer Michels reports on the stories behind the unemployed. Continue reading