Ray Suarez talks to a NPR's Jason Beaubien in Port-au-Prince about concerns that rainwater could further the spread of cholera in Haiti.
The situation for Pakistan flood victims grew more desperate Thursday as people waited hours in line for food and water. Since the flooding began nearly three weeks ago, more than 1,500 people have died and millions have been displaced. Jim…
Ray Suarez reports on the still-recovering Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, where some one million people still remain homeless.
Margaret Warner talks with Ray Suarez, who has returned to Haiti six months after a devastating earthquake.
In other news Tuesday, President Barack Obama told health insurance companies not to use the health care overhaul as an opportunity to raise rates, and the administration unveiled a new plan to combat homelessness.
Tom Bearden reports on the escalating problems with providing services for Colorado's homeless population as the state faces a $2 billion budget shortfall.
The number of U.S. homes worth less than the mortgages owed on them reached 10.7 million, or 23 percent of all mortgaged homes, in the third quarter, according to a new report.
In other news, flooding in Southern India left millions homeless and hungry, and heating bills are expected to be lower this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Italian officials and international aid groups continue to struggle to help the injured and recover the victims from Monday morning's earthquake that measured 6.3 on the Richter scale. Following an update from the field, a geological expert analyzes the event.
Amid the economic downturn, schools are struggling to cope with a growing number of homeless children and families. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from Wisconsin.
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