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Tropical Storm Lee Threatens Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A large storm system churning in the Gulf Of Mexico grew Friday into Tropical Storm Lee, beginning a Labor Day weekend-long assault that...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Giving Back on Labor Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.02.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With Labor Day fast approaching, many of us are already beginning to anticipate the end of summer and all its fun activities. However, I suggest this Labor Day taking a look at the meaning of the holiday and what you can do to uphold and honor its original intent while making a difference.

WATCH: No New Jobs, Obama Delays Smog Standards And Candidates' Labor Day Plans

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

The latest jobs report, released Friday, shows that the U.S. economy added no new jobs in August as the unemployment rate remained steady at 9.1 perce...

Working People Are Hurting This Labor Day

Stuart Appelbaum | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York
Stuart Appelbaum

As we observe Labor Day 2011, it's clear that working men and women in the U.S. and Canada are hurting. As more and more money continues to be siphoned off by the wealthiest, the middle class is being decimated.

Labor Day Special: Celebs Rocking Out in White (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Celebrity

Perhaps there's no color more bold than white -- nor more wildly suggestive, whether it be of angelic, peaceful or downright virginal promise. And per...

Laborless Cocktails | Posted 10.30.2011 | Home

It's hard to believe, but summer is almost over. Before you dig out your fall sweaters and Halloween decorations, there's one last fleeting taste of t...

Jobs First, Jobs Now

Rep. George Miller | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Rep. George Miller

On Labor Day, let's remember those who work so hard for their families and for our country. And let's be clear that America's strength depends on creating jobs as the first order of business and defending the rights of all Americans at work, whether they are members of a union or not.

Labor Day: Have We Forgotten What It Means?

Harlan Green | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

Make no mistake: as the public becomes better informed on the causes of the current employment malaise, they will seek out leaders who can correct the imbalance between growing corporate profits and declining payrolls.

Labor Day 2011: The Travel News That Shaped The Summer

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel

With Labor Day upon us, and the kiddies heading back to school, the end of summer is sadly in sight. To bring the season to a close, we have rounded u...

Labor Day Cookout? Look Out For Maggots And Band-Aids In Your Hot Dogs

The Local East Village | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

Before you chomp down on a hot dog at a Labor Day cookout, be warned -- worms, metal, maggots and even a razor have been found inside frankfurters, ac...

What To Do In NYC Over Labor Day

Inae Oh | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Electric Zoo Festival Where: Randall's Island When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11AM-9:40PM Price: 3-day passes $299-$344, single-day passes $119...

Brother-In-Law Retorts: Labor Day Edition

Jared Bernstein | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Labor Day is upon us, that last family cookout or picnic of the summer. So we'd better fire up both the grill and our handy responses to annoying arguments from that brother-in-law with a PhD in Fox TV.

Best Buy Slashes Tablet's Price Tag--For One Weekend Only

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

TORONTO (Reuters) - Big box retailer Best Buy (BBY.N) has slashed up to $150 off the U.S. price tag for Research In Motion's (RIM.TO) PlayBook tab...

Daily Candy: How To Wear White After Labor Day?

DailyCandy | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Who says you can't wear white after Labor Day?...

Labor Day -- The Easy Way

Katie Campbell | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home
Katie Campbell

If your idea of celebrating Labor Day involves cooking and setting up for hours, you've missed the point. There are plenty of tricks to try that will ensure your Labor Day celebration is a hit, without it taking a toll on you.

Labor Day's Esprit de Corps: The American Worker

Gary A. Officer | Posted 11.01.2011 | Impact
Gary A. Officer

Labor Day, at its core, is one of our nation's most symbolic national holidays. It recognizes the hard work and sacrifice of generations of Americans, who by virtue of their toil, helped to build our great nation.

Keeping Labor in Labor Day

Brad Lander | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York
Brad Lander

Labor Day is a time to be with family and enjoy the end of summer (and maybe spend time stuck in traffic). But I will be doing one more thing on Labor Day this year -- thinking about workers and the state of unions in our country.

PHOTOS: Cindy Crawford Goes Hiking: Celeb Travel Tips

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Poshbrood caught up with a few of your favorite notable parents to get their tips, tricks, favorite destinations for fun and fabulous family travel.

Forget Travel And Be Your Own Chicago Tour Guide For Labor Day

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

If you don't want to deal with snarls on the Interstate and crowded airports this Labor Day weekend, stay in Chicago. The city has a multitude of ecle...

Labor Day Camping Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home

Planning to park it at a campsite this holiday weekend? Just because you're trading your lounger for a log doesn't mean you need to sacrifice a good d...

The Real Work of the World

Wes Nisker | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Wes Nisker

Labor Day weekend marks the last sigh of summer, and just when you were starting to relax, suddenly Labor Day arrives to signal the start of th...

President Obama, Enact a Jobs Program Based on Real Trade Reform

Gilbert B. Kaplan | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Gilbert B. Kaplan

If the president wants to find a place to create jobs, he needs to look hard at what has happened to the manufacturing sector since 2000 and figure out a way to start turning that around.

PHOTOS: Staying In Town For Labor Day? Fret Not!

| Posted 10.31.2011 | San Francisco

By Tami Yu Burning Man? What Burning Man? If you're stuck in town this weekend and need ideas on planning a staycation, we suggest the following wo...

Labor Day Staycations: 5 Things To Do In LA

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.31.2011 | Los Angeles

Three day weekends are clearly fantastic opportunities to book it out of town, but let’s not forget that we live in a place that people actually com...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Sent Grudging Welcome To Labor Day Parade | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Wisconsin union officials has reversed its decision barring GOP politicians from marching in a local Labor Day parade, saying...