Hundreds of tanker trucks and railroad cars snake for miles through the vast landscape of North Dakota now. For his video diary, Reuters correspondent Ernest Scheyder drove into the Bakken Oil Express, a sprawling project at the heart of the state’s booming oil economy.
New York’s Rockaways area was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. Cynthia Ramnarace, a freelance journalist, mother of two and a Rockaway Beach homeowner, describes her long journey back to normalcy, beginning with rebuilding her home.
Around the globe, young college graduates are unable to find job in the fields they studied. Instead, many are eking out a living in the service industry. Reuters photographers captured images of this ”jobless generation.”