- Newsmaker: April Payrolls Down, Unemployment Up, Far Worse than Expected - After news suggesting that the much-predicted recession is not here yet, the financial world has been shaken by today's dismal report on employment. David Gaffen, of TheStreet.com, explains the significance of the new figures and their relevance to consumer confidence, the GNP, job security, and inflation.
- Reporter's Notebook: World War II Monument on the Washington Mall - The proposed memorial to World II veterans would be located at one end of the reflecting pool at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial. But Michael Kilian, of the Chicago Tribune, says debate has arisen over the memorial's design and the risk it poses to another American symbol, the Washington Monument.
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