Under the federal health care reform law, all states will be required to set up a health insurance exchange starting in 2014. Betty Ann Bowser reports on one state that is ahead of the game, and how the new system is helping small businesses. Continue reading
Tensions between North and South Korea remain high after an artillery barrage on Tuesday killed four South Koreans, including two marines and two civilians. In response, President Obama called for U.S. troops to stage military exercises with South Korea. Continue reading
Tensions between the Koreas remain high after Tuesday’s artillery barrage killed four South Koreans. Jim Lehrer examines the U.S. role and options with Christopher Hill, who helped lead the U.S. delegation that negotiated with North Koreans in recent years, and Leon Sigal, who has written extensively about U.S.-Korean relations. Continue reading
North Korea’s shelling of Yeonpyeong island killed two South Korean marines and led to an exchange of fire between the two countries. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News has more. Continue reading
North Korea’s shelling of Yeonpyeong island killed two South Korean marines and led to an exchange of fire between the two countries. Jim Lehrer gets more on the tense standoff from Victor Cha, former director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council, and professor Sung-Yoon Lee of Tufts University. Continue reading
- I always hear about the Chinese keeping their currency at an artificial rate to help exports. Where would the cost of doing that show up?
Question/Comment: I always hear about the Chinese keeping their currency at an artificial rate to help exports, but I know from trying to hold a lid on a boiling pot that the pressure is going to come out somewhere. If … Continue reading