The good news that 33 trapped Chilean miners were still alive was soon tempered by the possibility that they may not be rescued until Christmas. Judy Woodruff speaks with University of Southern California professor Lawrence Palinkas about the psychological hurdles…
In Chile, rescue crews learned that 33 miners are still alive after 17 days stuck underground, but it could take months to free them. The country's president has appealed to other nations to help speed the recovery effort.
In Chile, 33 miners trapped for 17 days were found to be alive, but they face months more underground before they can be rescued. Matt Craze of Bloomberg News updates the rescue efforts.
By Talea Miller
Cervical cancer is one of the main causes of death for women in Peru, where screening for the disease is sporadic. Now, health workers are considering low-tech and low-cost options that could make a difference in poor rural areas.
In other news Monday, Iraq continues to count votes from its parliamentary election, and one person was killed by a blast targeting the primary U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
In other news Thursday, home foreclosures rose by 6 percent in February, the smallest amount in four years. Also, partial election results show the Iraqi prime minister running neck-and-neck with a challenger.
With Brazil's global status on the rise, the United States is re-evaluating its approach to Latin American policy. Margaret Warner reports on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to several South American nations.
By Margaret Warner
On Wednesday afternoon, Associated Press reporter Michael Warren joined us by satellite from Concepcion, Chile, where he has been reporting on the aftermath of the massive earthquake there and the numerous strong aftershocks. “People are jittery,” Warren told us,…
By Chris Amico
In Chile, smoke billowed from cities damaged by Feb. 27's 8.8-magnitude quake. The death toll, which stands at more than 700, is expected to rise. Six weeks ago, Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince was demolished by a 7.0 earthquake. The death…
President Michelle Bachelet appealed to citizens of her country to remain calm, as the relief effort continues along Chile's coast after Saturday's massive earthquake. Margaret Warner reports.
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