She sought a full-time job -- and a better life for her 6-year-old son.
At the median, the aftermath of the Great Recession is unmatched. Not in a good way.
A new report finds employers are requiring BAs more than ever -- and not always because it's necessary to do the job.
An anecdotal - and personal - measure of the economy's health.
Many would-be borrowers are 'boxed out' from loans. Lenders blame muddled regulations.
The coal economy in Central Appalachia is in an unprecedented freefall. Which isn't making it easier for workers to move on.
Is coal country suffering from what economists call the 'resource curse'?
A photo gallery of one West Virginia family's struggle to find work as the coal industry shrinks.
Storyline readers tell of missed chances, time lost and hard-fought personal battles.
Every year, communities across the country gather volunteers to count the homeless on a single night in January. In January 2013, about 600,000 people were counted.
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