Gwen Ifill speaks with two guests about the logistical challenges of getting medical care and other aid to quake victims in Haiti. Continue reading
A 7.0 earthquake tore through the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on Tuesday. The quake, which struck just 14 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, is the largest recorded in the area. An earthquake expert from the U.S. Geological Survey and a worker for an aid group in Haiti who felt the quake offer their insight. Continue reading
Two recent reports say the world’s fish stock could be depleted in 50 years and global warming could take a severe economic toll on nations if dramatic measures are not undertaken. A science reporter explains. Continue reading
On the first day of the 2006 hurricane season, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discusses the federal government’s preparedness for another storm season after the devastation and chaotic response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.