Miles O'Brien

Miles O'Brien

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Business, Economics and Jobs

New jobs numbers disappoint

The U.S. economy gained 431,000 jobs last month, according to numbers released this morning from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Lakshman Achuthan, managing director at the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), joins us to parse the numbers.

Global Politics

What next after Iraq's elections?

Millions of Iraqis voted in the nation's parliamentary elections on Sunday. Sporadic violence was responsible for the deaths of at least 38 people, but early reports indicate the election was largely viewed as a success by the international community.