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.
As part of Need to Know’s hour-long focus on jobs, editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner wonders why some corporations are raking in big profits, even as the unemployment crisis grips the country and puts people out of work.
As part of an hour-long focus on unemployment, Need to Know looks at two younger people, “millennials” as they’re called, who are struggling to find jobs and start their careers.
Need to Know travels to Mississippi to see whether an experimental jobs program there can deliver hope to the unemployed.
This week, an 8-year-old girl was killed by stray gunfire in Chicago. Need to Know traveled to some of the most dangerous parts of the city to find out what’s causing the violence there.
Studies show that Tibetans possess a gene that keeps their blood flowing at high altitudes, a very recent example of evolution. Is this what happened to President Obama, when he rose to the greatest height? Steve Brodner explains.