An international summit attended by more than 80 nations, including both the United States and Iran, convened in the Hague Tuesday to discuss stabilizing Afghanistan.
Question: What scenarios are associated with the G20 conference for the U.S. and global economy? Paul Solman: We want the rest of the world to spend more money stimulating their economies. Except for China, most countries seem to be…
Question: With all this economic turmoil and talk of trillions of dollars, my question is: What is the total wealth of the United States? If the total U.S. wealth is, say, $100,000 trillion, then spending $1 trillion to help banks…
Born in 1896, Walter Breuning of Great Falls, Mont., is the oldest living man in the United States. Breuning discusses his lifetime spent working for the railroads and the changes he has witnessed.
After several recent pirate attacks, the U.N. Security Council authorized land and air operations to help stop the flow of the fighters from bases in Somalia. Experts examine the ramifications of the U.N. action.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice increased pressure on Pakistani leaders Thursday to cooperate with India to find the attackers responsible for last week's attacks in Mumbai.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Stocks across the world closed with large gains Monday after European and U.S. officials poured billions of dollars into struggling banks as part of emergency plans to restore confidence in global financial markets.
President Bush announced Monday that he would send a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Colombia to Congress for approval. While the White House urged swift action, Democrats raised concerns over anti-union violence in Colombia and the deal's impact…
Serbia's president dissolved parliament Thursday and called for snap elections after weeks of tension over Kosovo's independence and Serbia's quest for European Union membership.
A new HBO miniseries based on a Pulitzer-Prize winning biography by David McCullough aims to present an authentic portrayal of the life and times of America's second president, John Adams. McCullough and actor Paul Giamatti, who plays Adams in the…
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