Despite having the most Catholics in the world, 80 percent of Brazilian women of childbearing age are using some form of artificial contraception. In partnership with National Geographic Magazine, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the declining fertility rate,…
Ed Jahn of Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at the deadly effect wind power turbines can have on migratory bats in the Pacific Northwest.
Paul Solman wraps up his weeklong reporting on Europe's economic woes with a final report concentrating on the massive unemployment problem in Spain.
Wall Street had a strong showing on Thursday, but the positive news was tempered by other economic readings showing declining home sales and rising claims for unemployment benefits. Jim Lehrer speaks with Greg Ip of The Economist for more.
The poverty rate increased in 2008 to its highest point since 1997 and median household income declined 3.6 percent as the effects of the recession set in, according to new census data released Thursday.
On last night’s NewsHour, Paul examined the debate raging over which shape the economic recovery might take. Some economists are predicting a V-shaped recovery — a steep period of decline followed by an equally steep period of growth. Others are…
Question/Comment: Please explain the long-term decline of the dollar and predict the long-term implications of this trend. As an aside, you are a great reporter. You present complicated economic issues in an intelligent and understandable manner. I always perk up…
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