For a few hours Sunday, it appeared there might be compromise on whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for everyone except Americans making over $250,000. But House Minority Leader John Boehner later insisted that cuts should remain across the…
Ray Suarez wraps up his reporting trip to China on global health issues with a discussion about the health challenges facing the country's growing middle class.
As part of his series from China, Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing 2010 Shanghai Expo, where the large and decadent Chinese pavilion captures the country in transition.
In the second in his series of reports from China on global health issues, Ray Suarez reports on the dramatic increase in obesity as the country's growing class of educated and well-paid consumers adopt some Western-style shopping and eating habits.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks speak with Jim Lehrer about the mood of the nation ahead of President Obama's first State of the Union.
An excerpt from a PBS special on one family's struggle to obtain affordable health care.
As the Senate Finance Committee opens debate on the so-called Baucus plan for health care reform, the issue of affordability remains a key sticking point. After a recap of Tuesday's hearing on the bill, Susan Dentzer of the journal Health…
Editor’s Note: Paul recently answered “Five Good Questions” on the economy for the PBS Engage blog. You will also be able to find those answers here on the Business Desk all week. Question/Comment:…
There was more evidence Friday the recession is getting worse, a fact that President Obama and his economic team continued to confront. Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks mull Mr. Obama's approach.
As the economy continues in a downward spiral, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are concentrating on serving the needs of the middle class. Kwame Holman speaks to legislators preparing to tackle the economic crisis.
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