Rich Nigeria Can’t Feed Itself


Nigeria’s 140 million people face starvation because of high prices and the lack of food and water. According to the United Nations, a third of…read more

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Can We Claw Back CEO Bonuses?


The top five investment banks in the five years leading up to the current financial crisis awarded $145 billion in perks and bonuses for their…read more

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More Children Becoming Homeless


As the nation continues to face economic problems and more families lose their homes, many schools must cope with a growing number of homeless children.…read more


Some Share Pain of Bad Economy


As more Americans continue to lose their jobs – more than 600,000 in March – some companies are giving their employees the option of shared…read more

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Working Hard for Little Money


In this video, NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports from Antioch, California, where a growing number of people are barely making a living whether or not…read more

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