While unveiling the Pentagon's latest defense strategy Thursday, President Obama highlighted a new focus on Asia and a scaled-back military. Ray Suarez reports on the strategy shift, announced just weeks after the last American troops left Iraq.
The Obama administration on Friday unveiled new immigration rules, which will allow the Department of Homeland Security to focus more on deporting criminals. Ray Suarez discusses the new rules with Dan Stein of the Federation for American Immigration Reform and…
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges China to enforce U.N. sanctions against North Korea in a major policy address Friday. Margaret Warner, in Seoul, speaks with South Korea's national security adviser, and describes South Korea's tougher line toward the North,…
The Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals adopted a sophisticated two-tiered testing system to examine how safe oysters are for human consumption. Bill Rodman from Louisiana Public Broadcasting reports on their findings.
The Justice Department filed a major lawsuit against BP and eight other companies involved in the Gulf oil spill disaster. Ray Suarez has more.
In other news Wednesday, a Texas jury convicted former House Majority Leader Tom Delay on money-laundering charges. He now faces 5 years to life in prison.
In the first in a series of reports about cybersecurity, correspondent Spencer Michels reports from Las Vegas on governmental and citizen-led efforts to stop online crime that could threaten critical infrastructure.
NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman explains how stress tests played into the government's decision to let ten big banks pay the Treasury back for the money they received from the federal rescue.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner faced lawmakers' questions after the announcement that ten large banks have been cleared to begin paying back billions of dollars in federal rescue money. Jeffrey Brown talks to Washington Post reporter Binyamin Appelbaum about the details.
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