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By Courtney Vinopal
In "College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be," Columbia University professor Andrew Delbanco presents a biting defense of a traditional four-year college experience with a liberal arts education -- as opposed to a pre-professional training experience increasingly popular in…
Shields, Brooks on Campaign Ads, J.P. Morgan Losses, Debt Ceiling Debate…
At an annual shareholders meeting in Florida Tuesday, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon apologized for the company's recent losses and survived a pair of shareholder votes on his pay and job responsibilities. Judy Woodruff discusses the turmoil -- including news of…
The U.S. jobs report for October brought news of slow improvement for the American economy, but also continued worries that the stubbornly high unemployment rate isn't changing fast enough. Jeffrey Brown discusses the report with Catherine Rampell of The New…
Private-sector job growth in October surprised analysts, but U.S. unemployment held steady at 9.6 percent. "This is not progress," economist Paul Krugman told Judy Woodruff, while Douglas Holtz-Eakin said job growth has hit an "unacceptable anemic pace."…
President Obama began a 10-day trip to Asia Friday. Margaret Warner gives a preview of his itinerary and goals for this trip with two officials from past administrations, Douglas Paal and Wendy Sherman.
Amid the grim job numbers from the Labor Department Friday, Wall Street managed to come out of the week ahead. The Dow is up nearly 2 percent and the NASDAQ rose 1.5 percent. Also, BP is waiting for cement to…
July's jobs reading came as bad news for job seekers and the U.S. economy. The Labor Department reports that 6.6 million people have been unemployed for 27 weeks or longer. Paul Solman talks to people who have been out of…
Soon-to-be CEO of BP, Bob Dudley, is set to take over for Tony Hayward on Oct. 1. Gwen Ifill speaks with Holly Pattenden of Business Monitor International in London about the leadership switch, the company's liability in the oil disaster…
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