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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSClosing the gap: Rep. George Miller on why raising the minimum wage is now practical Both parties seize on CBO minimum wage report The man and the thinking behind the minimum wage hike GWEN IFILL: We...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSDiscovery of earth-sized planets rouses search for intelligent life A possible second home for humanity found, but the commute's brutal Time runs out for telescope, examing kepler's contribution to space...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Boston, Fort Hood, Kansas City, Oklahoma City. What happens when random mass violence strikes home? What do we call it, and how do we prosecute it? RELATED LINKSOne year later, Boston pauses to remember...
Photo by Stuart Isett/Fortune Most Powerful Women via Flickr Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is pregnant with her first child. She was attending an event in New York hosted by the Clinton Foundation, in which she serves as the vice chair...
Most workers at Seattle-Tacoma’s International Airport cannot receive the $15 minimum wage that voters approved last fall. Photo by NewsHour. Last November, voters in SeaTac, Wash., home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, approved a...
Roll over the chart to see how men’s and women’s median weekly income has changed over the past decade. Figures are quarterly averages, seasonally and inflation adjusted. Data: BLS $791. That’s the median weekly income for the 104...