WASHINGTON — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.
A new study finds that when someone is put into a fearful situation without another person to turn to, they will turn to a brand to provide that missing support. Continue reading
The execution of a high-ranking relative of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has perplexed and disturbed foreign governments and longtime observers. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner examines unsettling trends of Kim’s leadership and reports of infighting and dissent behind the scenes of his regime. Continue reading
Christians make up only 2 percent of the population of Pakistan, but the country’s colonial past makes the religious minority a target for grievances against the West. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports that suicide bombings, attacks on churches and a law against blasphemy have left Pakistani Christians living in fear. Continue reading
How are the Japanese people reacting to the news of the continuing contamination leak and what does it mean for Japan’s energy policy? Jeffrey Brown talks with Arjun Makhijani of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research and Kenji Kushida of Stanford University about what the government may do to stop the flow. Continue reading
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 Monday’s query: Name: Kimberly Foster Question: I am scared. My impression of our country’s economic situation now … Continue reading
Name: Kimberly Foster Question: I am scared. My impression of our country’s economic situation now is that we are bumping along the bottom of the ocean. Neither my husband nor I have any faith in this economy. What is also … Continue reading
As Pakistan mourns the killing of a provincial governor and its governing coalition threatens to splinter, Afghanistan’s neighbor faces a fresh set of political worries. Gwen Ifill talks to Moeed Yusuf of the U.S. Institute of Peace and Robert Grenier, former CIA station chief in Islamabad, for more. Continue reading