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GM Bankruptcy Changes Lives


NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman is in Detroit, talking to a variety of General Motors company stakeholders about how they view General Motors’ recent bankruptcy…read more

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Stimulus Money Helps Community Health Centers


Community health centers, like the Lorain County Health and Dentistry, were created in the 1960s as part of President Johnson’s war on poverty. They are…read more

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Economist Studies Why People Cheat


Is cheating wrong? Are some types of cheating worse than others? In this segment, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to a behavioral economist who…read more


New Environmental Standards for Cars


President Obama announced sweeping new standards on gas mileage and auto emissions. The new standard would increase the fuel economy of vehicles sold in the…read more

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School in India Rescues Street Children


In India, where millions of children sleep on the street or are forced to work non-stop from the age of seven, it is hard to…read more


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