In the latest in a series of reports on how education leaders are endeavoring to reform troubled urban schools, education correspondent John Merrow returns to New Orleans to check in on the city's efforts to repair its struggling school system.
In the newest in a series of reports on reforming troubled school systems, John Merrow returns to New Orleans for an update on how the city's schools chief is faring in his attempts to enact change in a system still…
The government's response to the California wildfires evoked comparisons with Hurricane Katrina, while the United States imposed new sanctions against Iran. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news.
By PBS NewsHour
Heavy storms in New Orleans Monday dumped eight inches of rain and caused flooding as the city struggles to fully recover from the impact of Hurricane Katrina.
In the latest in a series of in-depth interviews with the 2008 presidential hopefuls, Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain explains his views on the Iraq war, national security and why his credentials and experience make him a contender for the…
Former Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. Michael Oppenheimer, a member of the U.N. panel, discusses the honor and how the group's work has furthered the debate on climate…
In the second of two reports on efforts to improve education in urban public schools, education correspondent John Merrow explores the plans underway in New Orleans to create a new school system in a city still struggling to rebuild from…
Doctors, business owners and other young professionals have moved into New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina, attracted by the concept of starting anew. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden presents the final report in a series on Katrina's two-year anniversary.
President Bush and other officials observed the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, honoring the dead and touring neighborhoods. Four community leaders in Louisiana and Mississippi share their thoughts on the future of the Gulf Coast.
Years after Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding caused a mass evacuation of New Orleans, a growing population of Latinos is moving into the city. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden presents the latest report in a series on Katrina's two-year anniversary.
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