We examine the recent flare-up between North and South Korea and what it means China and the U.S. Plus: Nuclear waste, the Fort Dix Five and author Gary Shteyngart.
This week, we bring you some of our best coverage on soldiers fighting in Afghanistan and the troubles they face after returning home. Plus: a holiday message from Peter Sagal.
This week: Why is the USDA promoting cheese? Plus: part two of our report on Somali pirates, a visit with the 71st Cavalry in Afghanistan, a conversation with religious scholar Reza Aslan, and a Steve Brodner animated editorial.
This week, a special international edition: the Burmese government’s nuclear ambitions, an abduction by Somali pirates, and a discussion with author David Grossman on the Middle East. Plus: Sage advice from Peter Sagal.
This week: a close look at Yemen, home to a prominent al-Qaida group. Plus: restoring marshes in Iraq, the dysfunctional U.S. Senate, and a Steve Brodner animated editorial.
This week on Need to Know, we bring you a special hour-long report on the midterm elections, including a look at faulty voting machines and investigation into redistricting.
The foreclosure crisis and Peter Sagal
Has a program intended by Congress to help native Alaskans delivered on its promise? In cooperation with the Washington Post, Need to Know examines whether a plan to promote the welfare of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised has instead enriched non-native executives and shortchanged taxpayers.
This week, Need to Know brings you an hour-long special report on the jobs crisis, profiling the different faces of unemployment. And we talk to Robert Reich and Sara Horowitz about what can be done about joblessness.