Fifteen U.N. agencies warned Wednesday that their relief operations in the volatile Darfur region of Sudan may collapse unless the government and rebel groups end the violence there. Continue reading
The House is pushing for legislation to enact the 9/11 commission’s recommendations, including distributing homeland security funding and inspecting air and ship cargo. NewsHour correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the congressional activity. Continue reading
Ethiopian and Somali leaders are calling for international peacekeepers to help stabilize Somalia. Meanwhile, Kenya bolstered border security to keep fleeing Islamists from entering the country. Experts discuss what comes next for Somalia and the region. Continue reading
NewsHour reports from Denver on snowstorms that have blanketed parts of Colorado, interrupting travel plans and causing electrical outages.
Two years after a tsunami devastated Southeast Asia, the region’s hardest hit areas continue to deal with the aftermath. Regional experts discuss efforts to restore the economy and society in the most affected areas. Continue reading
The blizzard in Colorado has led to the cancellation of roughly 2,500 flights. NewsHour reports on what this will mean for travelers in the days ahead. Continue reading
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is under fire for wasting taxpayers’ money on illegitimate disaster aid claims in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, though the agency contends it had to streamline procedures to send aid quickly to those in need. Continue reading
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco announced a plan to provide interest-free loans and $100 million of federal funds in grant money for small businesses in New Orleans. The NewsHour reports on the struggle for survival as the city rebuilds after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading