Take Two on the Recession


Four years ago NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down with two economists–Nouriel Roubini and Nassim Taleb–to discuss the state of the economy. The two…read more

Kenyan Slum-Dwellers Find New Hope With Microfinancing


On the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, millions of people live in tightly packed, unsanitary slums with little hope of finding better and safer housing. But,…read more

Louisiana Residents Wary of Drilling Moratorium


After the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and began spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama announced that all new U.S. offshore oil…read more

China Stands Atop the World Stage with Shanghai Expo


China is currently playing host to the 2010 World Expo – a spectacle made up of elaborate pavilions designed by countries around the world. Analysts…read more

Paramedics Risk Lives to Treat Mexican Drug War Victims


The city of Juarez, Mexico has been ravaged by drug war violence, with more than 5,000 homicides in the city of 1.3 million since January…read more

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