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Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

The Safety of Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico

The Safety of Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico

July 1, 2010

The B-P disaster has raised concerns about possible contamination of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. Setting safety standards for consumers and the fishing industry.

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

June 21, 2010

The U.S. has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. Supporters say it’s a step toward a cleaner energy future. But a new HBO documentary raises environmental and health concerns. The risks and rewards of drilling for natural gas.

News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

June 18, 2010

The Friday News Roundup. BP will set aside twenty-billion dollars for victims of the Gulf disaster. Senate Democrats push for an extension of jobless benefits and questions of possible election fraud in a South Carolina senate race.

Facebook

Facebook

June 15, 2010

The inside story of Facebook. How a dorm-room novelty has evolved into a company with 500 million users worldwide and is changing the way we communicate.

Katharine Weymouth and the Future of Newspapers

Katharine Weymouth and the Future of Newspapers

June 7, 2010

Her great-grandfather bought the Washington Post during the Great Depression. Her grandmother brought it to prominence during Watergate. Katharine Weymouth on the challenges she faces as publisher of the paper in the digital age.

The Future of Commercial Whaling

The Future of Commercial Whaling

May 24, 2010

Many countries and environmentalists want the ban on hunting whales more strictly enforced. Whaling nations want it eased. A look at the International Whaling Commission's compromise "peace plan" and what it means to the future of the...

Understanding the New Health Care Law (Rebroadcast)

May 17, 2010

Landmark legislation the Congress passed in March transforms America's health care system. What the new law means for young people, seniors, employers, the uninsured and those with pre-existing conditions.

Understanding the New Health Care Law

Understanding the New Health Care Law

May 5, 2010

Landmark legislation the Congress passed in March transforms America's health care system. What the new law means for young people, seniors, employers, the uninsured and those with pre-existing conditions.

Europe’s Expanding Debt Crisis

Europe’s Expanding Debt Crisis

April 29, 2010

Fears that the Greek debt crisis may spread have sparked market sell-offs around the world. What the debt burdens in Greece, Portugal and other European countries could mean for economies worldwide.

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