February's 192,000 net new jobs breaks down into 222,000 jobs added in the private sector, 30,000 jobs dropped by government. This provides evidence for one side of the economic policy debate of the moment, you could even say "of…
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Eric Olson, senior associate at the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, about the White House meeting between President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon and the continued toll of the drug-related violence in Mexico.
In a visit to the White House, Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with President Obama, who pledged to increase U.S. cooperation in trying to bring the violent drug war plaguing both sides of the border under control. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
Spencer Michels reports on a California organization working to identify mental illness in young people before their problems become worse.
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From rising tensions on the Korean peninsula to the potential birth of a nation in Africa, the following are stories the NewsHour's foreign affairs beat is tracking in the coming year.
A new report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows teenage drug use is up, especially among eighth-graders. Gwen Ifill speaks with U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske about the report's findings.
Spencer Michels profiles the company that makes the HIV medicine, and the strides to make it affordable to those in the U.S. and poorer countries.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Central Bank is getting involved in the recent foreclosure mess caused by faulty paperwork. In Mexico, 10 people were killed at a rehab center in Tijuana in another bloody episode of drug violence.
About 30,000 people have been killed since 2006 in Mexico's violent drug wars. On Monday, one of the country's biggest drug traffickers was arrested in Mexico City. NPR's Jason Beaubien has more.
An effort to develop a treatment for Alzheimer's disease was halted after data showed that a new drug was doing more harm than good, leading to more memory loss and putting people at a higher risk for skin cancer. Judy…
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