More men laid off from work The recession and the subsequent layoffs appear to be affecting men more than women. One possible reason is that manufacturing and construction has suffered more than other industries.9:06 a.m.
Heather Boushey: economist with the Center for American Progress.
Mark Perry: professor of economics and finance in the School of Management at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan.
Latest on the stimulus plan The stimulus package continues to work its way through Congress. Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers spent the day Tuesday emphasizing the government spending package needs to pass before the President's Day recess.9:45 a.m.
Jodi Schneider: Senior editor for Congressional Quarterly.
The niche Bible Celebrities like Angelina Jolie and John Lennon are gracing the pages of the New Testament in one new version of the Bible. Midmorning asks whether a modern look will help the ancient sacred text reach new audiences or lose its message in the glossy presentation.10:06 a.m.
A.J. Levine: is a professor of Professor of New Testament Studies Vanderbilt Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt University. She is author of "The Misunderstood Jew."
Ellen Davis: Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke University Divinity school.