Montana's rivers are pristine and iconic, but they are also at the center of a property rights dispute that wound up before the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Gwen Ifill discusses the details of the dispute with Marcia Coyle of The…
Members of the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota are refusing $1.3 billion in federal funds, held in trust after parts of the resource-rich Black Hills were taken from them in 1877. Now, tribal leaders are fighting to reclaim some…
By Francine Uenuma
Nine Sioux tribes have been locked in a land dispute since 1877, when the government broke a treaty setting aside the Black Hills as part of their reservation. However, there is a chance that the Great Sioux Nation's long struggle…
Japanese officials reported that radioactive water has spread beyond a damaged building at the Fukushima nuclear power plant and had contaminated the ground near the site. Jeffrey Brown talks to Columbia University's David Brenner and the Carnegie Endowment for International…
As government officials prepare for the possible landfall of Hurricane Earl along the East Coast, Jim Lehrer speaks with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate about the storm.
By Quinn Bowman
The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle spoke with the NewsHour Wednesday about Supreme Court oral arguments in a case about government takeover of beach property in Florida.
In the fourth installment in a series of conversations about the impact of globalization, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman interviews Vandana Shiva, an activist at the forefront of the fight against globalization for nearly three decades.
By PBS NewsHour
Some 6,000 members of Zimbabwe's armed forces will receive land under the country's controversial redistribution program, President Robert Mugabe has announced, and 600 others will benefit from the recent razing of shanty towns in the capital Harare.
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