Laid off after long careers, they must adjust to today's job-seeking scene.
Concerns mount as to whether these plans can stay afloat amid recession.
Why government spending plus easy money could pull US out of recession by year's end.
As it has slid, the state's citizens have begun to focus on its core dysfunctions.
Incentives encourage homeowners to embrace energy efficiency.
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At least six governors have said they may refuse money, but will they face a backlash?
Despite Obama's three new economic initiatives, world stock markets have slumped and the Dow hit a six-year low.
Dow's 100-point slide Friday stemmed in part from fears that banks would be nationalized.
Robert Allen Stanford, his firm, or its employees are said to have delivered $2.4 million to political operations since 2000.
The White House will use $75 billion to subsidize the loan payments of distressed mortgage-holders.
GM is asking the US Treasury for an extra $16.6 billion. Chrysler wants another $5 billion.
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.
Websites are cropping up for peer lending, and at other sites, students can raise donations for college.
The industry itself bears some, but not all, of the responsibility, as GM and Chrysler seek more US aid.