A wife and husband in Portland, Ore., who have lost their business are forced to sell off their possessions just to avoid losing their home.
Need to Know travels to Mississippi to see whether an experimental jobs program there can deliver hope to the unemployed.
Veterans’ courts are being set up around the country to help veterans suffering from untreated mental health problems. But are these courts giving special treatment to veterans? Need to Know correspondent Maria Hinojosa went to Texas to find out.
World attention will be on Africa this week as the World Cup begins. Need to Know sat down with Somali rapper K’Naan, whose song “Wavin’ Flag” was chosen as the theme of the this year’s tournament.
Encouraging signs about the rise of entrepreneurship in the U.S. surface, but the scarcity of jobs remains extreme.
According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, women who work full time earn about 77 cents for every dollar that men earn annually, despite the fact that women tend to be more educated than working men. And the numbers are even more discouraging for women of color: African-American women earn 61 cents, and Latinas [...]
Members of the Texas education board open a new front in the culture wars with a push for ideologically driven curriculum standards.
Members of the Texas education board debate the merits of “capitalism” versus “free-enterprise system.”
What’s behind the U.S.’s renewed concerns over China’s valuation of its currency?