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S1: Benefits in Doubt

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As unemployment has grown in America, so too has something else -- business for firms that help employers process, and in many cases challenge, unemployment claims. Financial correspondent Stacey Tisdale examines these third party administrators, as they're known, and discovers that many of the newly jobless, who expect to get by on unemployment benefits for a while, are in for a rude awakening.

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S3 Ep22: Massachusetts mandate update

A look at Massachusetts, the only state that requires health insurance.

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S3 Ep22: Massachusetts mandate update

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S3 Ep21: Down in the Salinas Valley

The debate over immigration reform -- an inside look at the lives of Latino farm workers.

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S3 Ep21: Down in the Salinas Valley

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S3 Ep20: Dying to get back

For those crossing the border illegally, it is now more deadly than ever before.

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S3 Ep20: Dying to get back

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S3 Ep18: Help Wanted: Retraining America

Fixing structural unemployment by improving scientific, technical and mathematical skills.

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S3 Ep18: Help Wanted: Retraining America

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S3: Searching for answers

A girl's painful search for information about her father, lost in the Arizona desert.

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S3: Searching for answers

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S3: Echoes of a shooting

20 years before Sandy Hook, a student went on a shooting rampage in Massachusetts.

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S3: Echoes of a shooting

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S3: Certifiably employable

The National STEM Consortium improves scientific, technical and mathematical skills.

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S3: Certifiably employable

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S3: Interview: Seth Harris

Interview with Acting Secretary of Labor Seth Harris.

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S3: Interview: Seth Harris

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S3: National STEM Consortium

Animated map of STEM training programs by type.

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S3: National STEM Consortium

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S3: Restoring the Rockaways

An urban garden destroyed by Superstorm Sandy gets a second chance.

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S3: Restoring the Rockaways

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S3: Interview: Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray is the first director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.

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S3: Interview: Richard Cordray

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S3: Mississippi Savings

A program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college.

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S3: Mississippi Savings

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