Justin Fox on what aspects of the Dutch pension system might work in the U. S.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor was convicted Thursday by an international war crimes court in The Hague, Netherlands, for a series of atrocities, including funding rebels in Sierra Leone. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the historic verdict.
In other news Monday, a car bomb went of in a market area and killed six children in Afghanistan. Also, the Netherlands became the first NATO country to pull troops out of the Afghan war.
Elections in the Netherlands on Wednesday showed significant growth in support for a far-right politician, who has taken a strong stance on immigration, and a pro-business party that backs cutting government spending, reflecting voters' concerns over the European economic downturn.
A roundup of arts headlines.
The Dutch interior ministry said Wednesday that initial findings appear to confirm al-Qaida's claim of responsibility in the Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt. Ray Suarez reports on the day's updates.
Gwen Ifill speaks with health experts about what the United States can learn from health care systems throughout the world.
In the last of a series on health care in the Netherlands, Ray Suarez reports on how the European country maintains low health care costs while delivering a high standard of care.
By PBS NewsHour
Ray Suarez and a NewsHour reporting team traveled to the Netherlands in September to explore the country's innovative universal health care system, which has gained attention as a potential model for U.S. health care reform.
In the first of a series on health care abroad, Ray Suarez looks at how the Netherlands achieved a massive health care overhaul four years ago.
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