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A legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of a bill that would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
St. Martin, St. Thomas and Tortla's ports have all been closed indefinitely to cruise liners. What does this mean for passengers as the winter season approaches?
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Hugh Riley, secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, to assess the impact of the hurricanes on tourism.
CBS News' Jill Schlesinger discusses what to expect from the Fed, what could happen with interest rates and whether the stock market will continue to soar.
On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market fell 22.6 percent, the largest single-day loss in Wall Street history.
Rather than building on what other nations have successfully done, Sanders has taken a running leap off the dock of reality, writes Rich Barlow.
The drop was largely thanks to consumers spending less at car dealerships, but it also offers insight into larger retail trends.
The median household income in Massachusetts rose 5.8 percent over the year, from $71,146 to $75,297. The state's poverty rate also fell.
JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a fraud, and late last week, state-owned media in China reported that Beijing plans to ban all cryptocurrency exchanges.
According to the report, the median household income in the U.S. increased by more than 3 percent, to $59,039, between 2015 and 2016.
Moody’s Analytics is now estimating the cost of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to be somewhere between $150 and $200 billion.
Last week, the credit monitoring company Equifax announced that the personal information of more than 140 million Americans had been exposed in a cyberattack.
The 2017 summer box office numbers are in, and the season was the worst in a decade.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Hugh Riley of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, a development agency representing all 28 Caribbean countries.
Each summer, around 600 women come to Hooper's Island in Maryland under the H-2B visa program.
There's still time to legislate ourselves out of this mess, writes Kari Hong.
Analysts say the threat of North Korea as well as uncertainty about movement by Congress on tax code changes might be to blame.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, calls for a green ‘New Deal’ to brace the nation for natural disasters ahead.
To date, nearly 5,000 women have taken a workshop.
NPR's Marilyn Geewax discusses how the country can be facing a labor shortage and a growing underemployment problem at the same time.