In two very different places - one the capital of United States, the other an impoverished nation in sub-Saharan Africa - children who lost their parents to the HIV/AIDS epidemic struggle against similar challenges. Here are two of their stories.
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In the latest installment in his series of reports making sense of financial news, Paul Solman explains how interest rates are set, with a little help from economic country musician Merle Hazard.
By Larisa Epatko
Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai planned to visit the leaders of neighboring countries this week to "rescue" the unity government and explain his decision to temporarily withdraw from it last week.
Margaret Warner talks with Zimbabwe's prime minister and opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, about the shifting political landscape in the country, and his Friday meeting with President Barack Obama.
"In the Continuum" reaches across continents to track the separate lives of two young women, one African and the other African-American, as they deal with the grave realities of the AIDS epidemic.
In other news, the Senate failed to pass a $410 billion budget bill for the current fiscal year, and there were signs that money manager Bernard Madoff may be closer to a plea deal in his pending $50 billion fraud…
Longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai entered into a formal power-sharing agreement Wednesday. NPR correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton updates the story from Harare.
By PBS NewsHour
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe swore in opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai as prime minister Wednesday, creating a unity government in an unprecedented move during Mugabe's virtually unchallenged rule.
In the midst of an escalating cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, a summit on a power-sharing deal decided Tuesday that opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai should be sworn in as prime minister by Feb. 11.
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