Judy Woodruff looks at the political power of Sarah Palin, her political endorsements and her use of social media with reporters Jeff Zeleny of The New York Times and Libby Casey of the Alaska Public Radio Network. Continue reading
Doura’s electric plant in southeast Baghdad was spared the firebombing at the start of the Iraq war in 2003. It supplies much of the city’s power, but many residents say that power is in short supply. During the summertime’s peak use, they might get only two to four hours of electricity per day. Photos by Larisa Epatko Continue reading
As the United Nations began its conference on nuclear weapons, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad drew ire with accusations that the U.S. is leading the charge to intimidate non-nuclear states. Margaret Warner reports on the growing tensions between Iran and Western nations. Continue reading
In his final reporter’s notebook from South Africa, Ray Suarez reflects on the entanglement of sex and death in the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the challenges of confronting the issues that no one wants to discuss. Continue reading
- Can You Explain Why Our Economy Seems to Only Work As Long As We Buy Lots of Cars and Other Consumer Goods?
Question/Comment: Can you help me understand why our economy seems to work only as long as we buy lots of cars and other consumer goods, some of which aren’t really necessities? Isn’t there some other way, at least in theory, … Continue reading
As one of the most assertive vice presidents in American history, Dick Cheney changed the role of the office more than many of his predecessors. Analysts examine the evolution of the office and how Vice President elect Joe Biden will likely handle the job. Continue reading
Pittsburgh, once described as the nation’s “dirtiest city,” is working hard to reverse that image with new energy efficient initiatives. Paul Solman looks at how the Steel City has become reinvigorated by implementing new “green” energy technologies. Continue reading