• April 12, 2011    

    Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that’s including this year’s three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th since DC government workers are off Friday (the … Continue reading

  • January 4, 2011  

    Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the escalating political tensions in the West African nation of Ivory Coast as incumbent Laurent Gbagbo — who controls the country’s armed forces — brushes off international pressure to step down after the November vote. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2010  

    Elisabeth Bumiller of the New York Times talks with Margaret Warner about an upcoming review of the war in Afghanistan, and what intelligence reports reveal about the region. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2010  

    Ray Suarez, who is reporting for the NewsHour’s Global Health Unit in Cuba, speaks with Jeffrey Brown about the country’s changing economy, its booming medical research industry and health care system. Suarez returns to Havana for the first time since the Cold War to see how it has changed. Continue reading

  • November 16, 2010  

    In other news Tuesday, European Union finance ministers met to discuss a possible bailout for Ireland, whose banks have more than $60 billion in real estate debt. In Haiti, the death toll from cholera passed 1,000 as two died in riots ignited by a claim that peacekeepers from Nepal brought cholera into the country. Continue reading

  • September 3, 2010  

    The outgoing head of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer, speaks with Judy Woodruff on her last day at the White House about the administration’s efforts to revive the economy, why she said the stimulus was a good idea and why the government could have done more earlier in the economic crisis. Continue reading

  • September 3, 2010  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks speak with Jim Lehrer about the week’s biggest news stories including the latest unemployment report, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s primary loss, how the political climate will affect the next Senate and the start of new Middle East Peace talks. Continue reading