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Slideshow: Behind-the-scenes photo gallery

Filmed at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and Intermountain Medical Center in Utah, Money & Medicine illuminates the powerful forces driving soaring healthcare costs, as well as proven strategies to effectively reign in excessive medical expenses.


Six words for 9/11

In this collaboration between Need to Know and SMITH Magazine, people share six-word memoirs of what happened that fateful morning, their process of healing and the many ways in which 9/11 transformed their lives forever.


Need to Know, September 7, 2012: 100 days

Need to Know reports from the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.


Video: Need to Know, July 6, 2012: Cleaning up the tax mess

This week, Need to Know’s Ray Suarez hosts a panel of tax experts including former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer; Emory University tax law expert Dorothy Brown; Bruce Bartlett, who served presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush; and Cato Institute economist Dan Mitchell.


Resources for veterans

Consult our list of organizations that provide assistance and counseling to veterans and their families.


Need to Know, June 15, 2012: America’s immigration policies

As part of its “Fixing America” series, Need to Know anchor Ray Suarez hosts a panel discussion about America’s immigration policies. Among the topics: has President Obama reneged on his promises of immigration reform? Is Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s proposal for “self-deportation” realistic?


Need to Know, May 11, 2012: Legal immigration, entrepreneurship

In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. Maria Hinojosa hosts.


Photo: Obama on the bus

President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum.