Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Wednesday’s query: Name: George Sacco Question: In these economic reports there never seems to be any comment … Continue reading
Friends, neighbors and classmates recall a troubled Jared Lee Loughner, prone to angry outbursts and anti-social behavior. A panel of mental health experts discusses the missed signals and challenges of cases like Loughner’s. Continue reading
The latest Frontline — airing Tuesday on many PBS stations — confronts the complicated end-of-life decisions that patients, families and doctors must face. This excerpt shows the tough decision-making surrounding one patient’s grim prognosis at the Mount Sinai Medical Center intensive care unit in New York City. Continue reading
In the latest in a series on health reform, Betty Ann Bowser reports from California on what’s being done to inspire medical students to address a shortage of primary care doctors. Continue reading
Much has been done to keep the Chilean miners in good spirits but what about the families of these miners? Tom Bearden reports from Chile on how they are holding up. Continue reading
Betty Ann Bowser returns to New Orleans to see how three families are coping five years after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading
Army Ranger Pat Tillman died in April 2004 in Afghanistan. Initially, the Army said the former NFL star was killed by enemy fire. Five weeks later, it was revealed that Tillman died from friendly fire.
Iowa became the first non-coastal state and the third nationwide to legalize gay marriage Friday when the state Supreme Court unanimously found that the state’s same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couples. Continue reading