Thousands of federal workers lost jobs, and millions will stay at home without pay due to budget cuts. Five workers share their tough choices.
These workers in their 50s and early 60s are struggling to find an employer that will give them a chance.
President Obama told the press that the forced spending cuts, known as the sequester, will increasingly hurt the economy in coming weeks.
Some companies have built successful businesses on government funding. Now, as Washington gets ready to begin automatic budget cuts, these firms are taking stock.
Every summer, a few lucky students and young graduates score internships at companies that offer good pay, sound advice and a chance of getting hired.
When Raymond Wyrick loses his job next week, he will be among the first casualties of the $85 billion federal budget cuts that hit March 1.