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The number of Americans working part-time who said they wanted to be working full-time increased by over 240,000 in March. Photo by Lauri Wiberg/E+ via Getty Images. When it comes to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ “First Friday” unemployment...
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images With a scheduled pay increase on the horizon, members of the House of Representatives have proposed another freeze on congressional salaries. The automatic cost-of-living bump would have raised lawmakers’...
Soheila, with her child, is imprisoned in Afghanistan. Image from the documentary “To Kill a Sparrow” A young Afghan woman named Soheila ran away with a man after her father forced her to marry a 70-year-old. She and her lover were...
Gwen Ifill with Elsie Hillman at Chatham University’s 2014 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women & Politics event. Photo by Anna Lee-Fields I met a member of a dying breed this week. But I had to leave Washington and travel to Pittsburgh to do it....
About 1,500 people seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair outside the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Jobs numbers for...
WASHINGTON — Here’s more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. Many people who didn’t sign up...