Southwest Airlines is grounding dozens of planes, as airline workers look for cracks similar to the one that may have caused a fuselage tear in a Boeing 737-300, that prompted an emergency landing near Phoenix Friday.
According to a new Gallup poll, 48% of Americans support public employee unions while 39% support the efforts to curb unions by governors in a handful of states. More than a dozen states are considering laws to curb the rights of public employee unions, following the lead of Wisconsin and Ohio, where laws were just passed to sharply limit public union rights.
We touch down in New Hampshire, where the debate over the state budget and collective bargaining rights has erupted into shouting matches, protests and even name calling.
The Dropkick Murphys’ seventh studio album features odes to family, friends, the working man and fallen soldiers. We learn why from the Boston group’s bass player, vocalist and founding member Ken Casey.
A professor from Howard University has some advice on what African American high school graduates need to hear when they receive diplomas over the next few weeks.2 Comments | more »
What if you could replace styrofoam with something that biodegrades and doesn’t contain petroleum? That’s what one start-up is trying to do — with mushrooms.3 Comments | more »