Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Meltdown is a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that brought down the financial world. The show begins with the 2008 crash that pushed 30 million people into unemployment, brought countries to the edge of insolvency and turned the clock back to 1929.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Chart Of The Day: Average Duration Of Unemployment

Note: Unemployment benefits vary state by state, and typically last 26 weeks - well below the current average duration of unemployment. People in Kansas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina can be eligible for a maximum of only 14-17 weeks of benefits; people in Massachusetts can receive up to 30 weeks.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Watch what homeless man does with $100

Filmmaker Josh Paler Lin gave a homeless man $100, then secretly followed him to record what he'd do with it. The man bought bread and shared it with others who are homeless. NBC's Betty Nguyen reports.

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