Two Americans and a British-Cypriot won the Nobel Prize in Economics in recognition of their research into why markets often don’t work as expected — particularly the job market. Jeffrey Brown talks to Catherine Rampell of the New York Times for more. Continue reading
A presidential commission has offered some harsh words of criticism of the White House response to the BP oil spill. Ray Suarez talks to David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post for details. Continue reading
The increasing violence in the Afghan-Pakistani border region could put more pressure on the already strained relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. Margaret Warner has more. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, another 10 NATO troops were killed in Afghanistan. Also, Larry Summers announced plans to step down as chair of the National Economic Council. Continue reading
Iran has freed one of three Americans held in the country for more than a year on accusations of spying. Jeffrey Brown talks to two analysts on the region for insight into Tehran’s decision. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, a gunman dressed as an Iraqi soldier killed two U.S. soldiers and wounded nine others in the first American military deaths since combat operations ended there last week. In Pakistan, a suicide car bomb killed at least 20 people when it detonated at a police compound. Continue reading
As the deadliest month for U.S. troops of the Afghan war draws to a close, IEDs remain a major cause of coalition deaths. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading
Thursday marks the 80th birthday of Paul Taylor, one of America’s most celebrated modern choreographers. Last week, the company visited the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, just outside metropolitan Washington, D.C, for a special debut.