PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Record floods submerge the Midwest

Clip: 05/03/2019 | 9m Video has closed captioning.

Record-breaking flooding from the Mississippi River has devastated the Midwest. On Thursday, waters rose above the record set during the Great Flood of 1993, and officials say it could be a month before the water completely clears. Meanwhile, the U.S. job market shattered expectations in April, as employers added a net 263,000 jobs, unemployment fell to a five-decade low and wages rose.

Aired: 05/03/19

Rating: NR

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