Followers of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon are in mourning today. The 92-year-old founder of the controversial Unification Church died Sunday in South Korea. The evangelical leader was often accused of running a cult with millions of followers nicknamed Moonies. He's perhaps best known for joining tens of thousands of couples together at mass weddings, and more recently for his billion dollar business empire. Reporter Doualy Xaykaothao visited Reverend Moon's church in Seoul and brings us this report.
Originally published on Mon September 3, 2012 6:03 am
At least a dozen private equity firms are being investigated over their use of a questionable tax strategy, according to The New York Times. The state's attorney general is looking into whether the firms converted fees for managing funds into investment income — allowing it to be taxed at a much lower rate.
Originally published on Mon September 3, 2012 6:23 am
At the end of this week, the government's latest snapshot of the job market will be released. David Greene talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about the unemployment rate.
Originally published on Mon September 3, 2012 6:19 am
According to U.S. Census data, 62 percent of women who've been giving birth held jobs at the time. Despite improvements in recent decades in attitudes and treatment of women in the workplace, many still face discrimination when the boss finds out they are pregnant.