Armed with $500 worth of beans, two women founded a non-profit group in Denver to empower impoverished women by teaching them workplace skills and providing jobs to the chronically homeless and unemployed. Spencer Michels reports.
In a 52-46 vote, the Senate rejected a Democrat-proposed bill to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour over two years, marking the ninth time since 1997 that legislation to raise the limit has been defeated.
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