Twenty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted, the effects can be seen across the country in curb cuts, lifts on buses and so on. Judy Woodruff speaks with Andrew Imparato of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Amelia Wallrich, a student who says she continues to face discrimination. Continue reading
Margaret Warner has the story of five Americans awaiting trial in Pakistan on terrorism charges. The Muslim men from Virginia, arrested in January, have denied involvement with al-Qaida. Continue reading
A North Korean court convicted two U.S. reporters of entering the country illegally Monday and sentenced them to 12 years in a labor camp. A professor and the former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea discuss the situation. Continue reading
An American soldier in Iraq opened fire on his comrades, killing five and injuring three others, and volunteers in Sri Lanka dug mass graves after two days of deadly shelling in which up to 1,000 civilians were killed. Continue reading
Presidential hopefuls focused their words on aiding America’s middle class in their final debate while maintaining very different temperaments. Experts look at how the candidates’ rhetoric and approach foreshadow what’s ahead in the final weeks of the campaign. Continue reading
The ease with which Americans can make purchases using credit cards and loans has led to increased personal debt. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Stuart Vyse, author of “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money,” about the roots of the country’s financial troubles. Continue reading
- Could you please explain the long-term decline of the dollar and predict the long-term implications of this trend?
Question/Comment: Please explain the long-term decline of the dollar and predict the long-term implications of this trend. As an aside, you are a great reporter. You present complicated economic issues in an intelligent and understandable manner. I always perk up … Continue reading