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By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
The most successful quarterback in NFL history is retiring after 22 seasons and seven Super Bowl wins. Tom Brady played 20 years with the New England Patriots and the last two with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. NBC’s Al Michaels joins…
By Jeffrey Brown, Dorothy Hastings, Emily Carpeaux
For more than 30 years, Mark Shields has provided critical context and perspective to some of the most historic moments in American politics. He became a weekly guest on "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" during the 1988 presidential election, bringing a wealth…
The worsening pandemic continues to mean millions of Americans out of work. For older employees in particular, this kind of long-term unemployment can represent the end of a career -- especially when they may be facing age discrimination and bias.
By Paul Solman
With large parts of the economy still sputtering under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, many people are having to scale back. But some older Americans were already living a minimalist lifestyle on the road -- and some of them…
As Americans endure an unprecedented economic situation, they are confronting new challenges and worries about many aspects of their lives. In this week’s Ask Us, we focus on concerns about jobs and money. Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post’s finance columnist,…
By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue
With health systems stressed, some states are asking for all hands on deck.
By Paul Solman, Diane Lincoln Estes
Many Americans plan to save for retirement in their 50s. But what happens if you're laid off at that age instead? According to researchers, the situation is common, and older workers have a harder time finding a new job --…
By Philip Moeller
People often don’t think about the implications of how filing early for Social Security might affect their future entitlements to other Social Security benefits.
In our news wrap Monday, the House will vote this week to formalize the impeachment inquiry and procedures for open hearings, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced in a letter to fellow Democrats. Also, in Chicago, President Trump called the city’s violence…
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