Ray's Most Recent Stories

  • July 5, 2013

    Pope John Paul II blesses a young man. There is speculation that he and Pope John XXIII may become saints before the year is out. Photo by James L. Stanfield/National Geographic/Getty Images. This week word came from Vatican City, the … Continue reading

  • April 23, 2013

    Ray Suarez spoke to FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith on “The Retirement Gamble,” a documentary that reveals the inner workings of 401(k) plans, a product millions of Americans buy, but few understand. “The financial services industry isn’t necessarily looking out for … Continue reading

  • April 12, 2013

    Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday rehashed the debate about the former British prime minister’s legacy. Headlines from “The Woman Who Divided a Nation” to “The Woman Who Saved Britain” piled on newsstands across London. Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images For … Continue reading

  • March 22, 2013

    Trams on Dublin’s new light rail system stop for passengers. Photos by Ray Suarez/PBS NewsHour. There’s no oil. The domestic market is small, and scared. Overseas customers who once made you rich are now in economic crisis. After a housing … Continue reading

  • March 19, 2013

    Unfinished homes sit empty on an abandoned housing development in Keshcarrigan, Ireland. Photo by Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg. Ireland was once one of the poorest countries in Western Europe. Then it went on a tear, became “The Celtic Tiger,” and was no … Continue reading