For 82nd Airborne psychiatrist Maj. Christine Rumayor, Lexy — a 5-year-old German shepherd — is a partner, a conversation starter and a living, breathing medical tool that can calm a patient and make a therapy appointment a little more enjoyable.
We end the NewsHour with the latest military deaths, a part of our ongoing honor roll of the American service personnel killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. 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: Michael Cassady Question: As I read deeper into the details about the financial crisis, … Continue reading
Name: Michael Cassady Question: As I read deeper into the details about the financial crisis, it seems the root condition that capital is ‘capitalizing upon,’ excuse the pun, is the transitional inefficiencies affecting the integration of formerly hegemonic national economies … Continue reading
Returning from tours in Iraq or Afghanistan (and sometimes both), American veterans struggle to adjust to civilian life: many are still grappling with what they experienced in combat and, as we recently reported, 11 percent were unemployed in March.
At community resource centers across the country, young people like Brian Marroquin, a recent graduate of VCU, are deferring their careers to focus on community service. Judy Woodruff examines the trend as part of the Generation Next series. Continue reading
In California, voters are weighing in Tuesday on ballot measures related to the state’s budget difficulties. Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading