Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade NEW YORK— The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. West Virginia is the only state in the country where more than half of adults are not working, according to the Census...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer
EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise on China stimulus bets The Brazilian real strengthened 0.5 percent despite data showing Brazil's economy contracted for the third quarter in a row, deepening the country's worst recession in 25 years. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index retreated 0.1 percent before a key vote in Congress to lower the government's fiscal target for this year. Commercial real estate firm BR...
Another way millennials and boomers differ Science reveals kindness is indeed contagious, but there is a generational divide between donating time or money, according an NBC News poll.
Source: The Today Show
| By: Joan Raymond, TODAY Contributor