Even as the wars wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan the financial cost of taking care of veterans continues to mount and could reach a trillion dollars in coming decades
A breakthrough technology that uses cell phones to aid people in disasters is now being used to help victims of the tornadoes in the Midwest, the earthquake in Japan and the unrest in the Middle East.
Need to Know has been following the story of military families who have given up everything to care for wounded veterans at home. Correspondent Maria Hinojosa revisits the story to find out why they are still waiting for support promised in legislation that President Obama signed last year.
Need to Know correspondent Abby Leonard reports from Japan, where she spoke with a survivor of the Hiroshima nuclear attack about the country’s most recent nuclear crisis.
A controversial process of extracting natural gas may violate the Safe Drinking Water Act, a new congressional report charges. We revisit the story.
In the wake of the Arizona tragedy last week, Need to Know updates its story about gun rights activists and examines the current state of gun control laws in the U.S.
Need to Know profiles the founder of Samasource, an organization that brings what she calls “microwork” to some of the world’s most marginalized people.