Topic: Labor Day
The task of reining in the national debt lies in the hands of a super committee of 12, which gets down to business now that Congress is returning from its summer break.
09/06/2011 02:50 pm
Burning Man from 373 miles above: A European Space satellite took photos of the 2011 Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert.
09/06/2011 12:47 pm
Labor Day honors America's workers, who made the nation great through hard work, frugality. How can you live up to that Labor Day standard?
09/05/2011 11:37 pm
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
09/05/2011 09:15 pm
Labor Day: From a debate surrounding the holiday's founder to an enigmatic social rule, the history of Labor Day offers plenty of material to keep you reading on your time away.
09/05/2011 09:40 am
Are you a reader? Don't be afraid to say goodbye to summer. Good things are in store!
09/05/2011 08:10 am
So far, tropical storm Lee hasn't been a weather monster. Its rains brought relief to a drought in southern Louisiana and quenched a marsh fire that had blanketed New Orleans with smoke.
09/04/2011 06:17 pm
Labor Day marks a rough year for President Obama and the labor union movement that had high hopes for him. Unemployment remains high, and unions are under fire from political conservatives.
09/04/2011 04:50 pm
As he prepares for his critical speech on jobs, President Obama is urging Congress to fund a major transportation bill. It pays for infrastructure work on roads, bridges, and mass transit systems.
09/03/2011 01:00 pm
The unemployment rate for 16-to-24-year-olds is twice that of the population overall, says a Labor Day weekend report. The portion of the group that is in the jobs market is at a historic low.
09/02/2011 08:21 pm