After GM shut its venerable assembly plant in Paul Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, WI, throngs of laid-off workers got blue-ribbon retraining. The Big Surprise: Data shows they’re doing less well, so far, than those who didn't go back to school.
We combined two datasets from the State of Wisconsin and another from Blackhawk Technical College to track how laid-off workers who retrained at the school fared in finding jobs compared with those in the same area who got no such schooling. The study is the first of its kind in the United States since the wave of long-term unemployment set off by recent recession.
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A senior Las Vegas Sands executive raised questions about the company's possible dealings with Ng Lap Seng, a central figure in a 1990s scheme to funnel hundreds of thousands of dollars of cash from China to Democratic candidates.
Last week, we published stories about a father and son who’d been separated for nearly 30 years after a massacre at their Guatemalan village. Tranquilino Castañeda, now 70, believed his youngest son Alfredo -- now called Oscar -- was dead. On Monday, they reunited -- and Castañeda met his grandchildren for the first time.
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Six million American homeowners are facing foreclosure. Tomorrow, reporter Paul Kiel will field your questions about this mess.