Figures for September are to be released Tuesday morning. The data were delayed by the government shutdown. Economists expect to hear that the jobless rate was unchanged from August's 7.3 percent.
Since 1980, the percentage of women at the U.S. Military Academy has stayed largely the same, leading some to conclude that the school has set an artificial cap on the number of female cadets that it accepts. Now, West Point has been told it must raise those numbers to meet the demand for more female leaders.
Voters across Israel choose new mayors and city councilors in local elections on Tuesday. In one small town, a handful of ultra-Orthodox Jewish women are defying the norms of their community by running for office.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of StoryCorps, we hear again from Ken Morganstern, who shared some of his last memories with his daughters during a 2006 interview.
One year ago the Michigan apple harvest, hurt by a winter warm-up and a late spring freeze, was almost nonexistent at 3 million bushels. This fall the crop is projected to yield a record-setting 30 million bushels.
A Supreme Court ruling paved the way for same-sex married couples to receive federal benefits. Now Justice Department lawyers are working to make it happen. It's a challenge because they have more than 1,000 rules and laws to review.
The easy answer is that computer glitches stalled the launch of the Affordable Care Act health exchanges. But it's not as simple as that. The Obama administration lost valuable time waiting for a Supreme Court decision, a presidential election and state health exchange plans.
The Food and Drug Administration does not currently regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco products. That may change soon, but in the meantime, the lack of regulation means manufacturers have tremendous leeway over how they advertise their products.
Leyland has been one of the most-respected and most-successful managers in baseball. He led the Florida Marlins to a World Series title. At Detroit the last eight seasons, he twice led the Tigers to the Series.
The numbers are disturbingly high: 1 in 3 women in America will experience rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Michelle Kaminsky, a bureau chief in the Domestic Violence Bureau in Brooklyn and Oliver Williams, Co-Director of the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, about the state of domestic violence in the U.S.