Ray Suarez

  • May 29, 2013  

    In Nogales, Ariz., a long stretch of fencing separates the residents there from people just across the border in Nogales, Mexico. One of the busiest ports of entry between the two countries, it is case in point critical to the debate over immigration reform. Ray Suarez holds that conversation with two law enforcement officials. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013    

    Now is your chance to ask the PBS NewsHour senior correspondents anything you want. Tweet your questions to @NewsHour. Forty years ago, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer reported on the Watergate scandal. Their coverage laid the groundwork for what would … Continue reading

  • May 27, 2013  

    The NewsHour continues its examination of different aspects of the immigration reform bill with a look at the role of low-skilled workers in the American economy. Ray Suarez gets two views from Columbia University’s Mae Ngai and Carol Swain of Vanderbilt University. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013  

    The explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant has left scores injured and killed a still unconfirmed number of people. Although the cause of the explosion is yet unknown, authorities say there is no evidence of foul play. Ray Suarez talks with KERA Public Radio’s BJ Austin for more on the investigation and the search for survivors. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013  

    The World Bank wants to end extreme global poverty by the year 2030. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the push as the bank began its annual spring meeting along with the International Monetary Fund. Jeffrey Brown interviews Kim about what can be done to alleviate some of the economic suffering around the world. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2013  

    In a New York City classroom, teachers use rap songs to teach complex science. Playlists are used as a metaphor to convey natural selection, and students compose raps songs to reinforce concepts. Ray Suarez reports on the effectiveness of this strategy and interviews hip-hop legend (and science geek) GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. Continue reading

  • March 26, 2013  

    For the women whose lives are documented in the new book "The Girls of Atomic City," a top-secret mission during World War II gave them a chance to make history at a time when there were few career options. Ray Suarez talks to author Denise Kiernan about the women who helped enrich fuel for the first atomic bomb used in war. Continue reading

  • March 25, 2013  

    Ireland was hit hard during the global recession, suffering dramatic job losses and a mass exodus of skilled workers. Though the Irish are still cautious, a recovery is being driven by locally grown businesses, startups and new takes on heritage industries. Ray Suarez reports from Dublin on pioneering businesses sprouting up. Continue reading

  • March 15, 2013  

    Ina Drew, the former J.P. Morgan Chase executive who resigned after that bank made a billion dollar trading error, faced a Senate hearing Friday, where she testified she had been a diligent manager but had been lied to by subordinates. Ray Suarez talks with Bloomberg News’ Dawn Kopecki who attended the hearing. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    In 2011 Japan was hit with one of the strongest earthquakes in recorded history, prompting a devastating tsunami and a nuclear disaster. How are residents coping with the aftermath two years later? Ray Suarez interviews Yuki Tatsumi, senior analyst on U.S.-Japanese relations at the Stimson Center. Continue reading

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