On Friday, the stock markets took a dive for the first time in months. NPR's Eric Westervelt asks The Wall Street Journal's Erin McCarthy whether the mounting global conflicts had something to do with it.
Despite the economy adding more than 200,000 jobs last month, unemployment ticked up and incomes have stayed stagnant. For many people, stretching every dollar is still an economic necessity.
The daily grind isn't everyone's style. Around the nation, young people are hard at work at offbeat jobs — like tracking bats in the dark of night or wandering a museum in a 75-pound dinosaur costume.