• File photo of a patron at a restaurant in New York City. Photo by Benjamin Norman/Bloomberg via Getty Images
    September 11, 2014   BY Nora Daly 

    Whether it’s through dating service ads on your Facebook page and in your inbox, or through the matchmaking attempts of a well-meaning friend, it’s easy for unmarried people to feel singled out. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, they shouldn’t. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2012  

    More and more Americans are living alone, according to sociologist Eric Klinenberg’s new book, “Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone.” Ray Suarez and Klinenberg discuss the emerging demographic, so-called “singletons,” and what he calls the “biggest unnamed social change of the last 50 years.” Continue reading

  • September 29, 2010  

    In other news Wednesday, the U.S. House staged a proxy fight on whether the Bush-era tax cuts should be extended and the Democrats won by a single vote. In the end, the House moved to adjourn without acting on the tax cut issue. Continue reading