The Labor Department announced that November layoffs were much worse than expected, with employers cutting the most jobs in 34 years, bringing the unemployment rate to 6.7%.
In 1964, author Irving Wallace wrote a novel called The Man about a black U.S. senator who becomes president of the United States.
Digging Out Haiti
Several months after a series of storms, Haitians in the city of Gonaives are still living on their roof tops while tons of mud get moved.
Low Wage Workers Reflect on a Bad Economy
The Return of Hard Rock
Three hard rock albums have been making news this fall: Guns N’ Roses “Chinese Democracy”, ACDC’s “Black Ice” and Metallica’s “Death Magnetic”. Here and Now’s Pop Culture Critic Renee Graham reviews them for us.