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How the AP-NORC Center poll was conducted

10/22/2013 12:38pm
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Poll on the attitudes of Americans age 50 and over on searching for work was conducted from Aug. 8-Sept. 10 by NORC at the University of Chicago. It is based on landline and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,024 adults 50 years old and older. Interviews included 815 respondents on landline telephones and 209 on cellphones.

Shutdown causes IRS to delay tax filing season

10/22/2013 3:09pm
Here's more fallout from the government's partial shutdown: Early tax filers will have to wait an extra week or two to get tax refunds next year.

For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

10/22/2013 4:16pm
When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at 65, he's still looking.

Transit labor clash resolved after deadly accident

10/22/2013 7:46pm
It took months of tortured talks, two strikes and the deaths of two workers for San Francisco's transit rail workers and their employer to finally agree on a contract that got trains running again Tuesday.