If you think the nation's unemployment rate is high — hovering at close to 10 percent — consider this: Experts say that in some colleges, close to 50 percent of the graduates of the class of '09 still don't have full-time jobs they can call their own.
President Obama and his allies in the health care debate began moving more forcefully Monday to rebut what they said was "misinformation" spread by opponents of proposed health legislation and to spotlight the disruptive nature of protests at town hall meetings held by lawmakers.
For breast cancer survivors and their families, pink is the color of courage. Close to 1, 400 guests joined friends and loved ones on Tuesday morning, to celebrate the kickoff breakfast for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.
August will be a make-or-break month for the drive to revamp health care, as members of Congress use the recess to either sell the need for an overhaul to voters or continue criticism of the insurance industry, the chief of the insurers' main lobbying arm said Monday.