Disaster

 New Clues about the Sinking of Titanic

New Clues about the Sinking of Titanic

April 11, 2012

It's been 100 years since the British ocean liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic, killing more than 1,500 people. Now, high-definition images made possible by advances in optical technology offer new clues about the ship’s violent descent to the sea floor.

New Concerns Over Hydraulic Fracturing

New Concerns Over Hydraulic Fracturing

December 19, 2011

This month we’ve seen a lot of stories on fracking, hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas from shale. Among these, an EPA statement on water pollution, a report on earthquakes happening in unusual areas, fights over which government...

Rebuilding Haiti

September 14, 2011

When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti last January, it reduced large parts of the country to little more than rubble. International aid and sympathy poured in. But UNESCO special envoy for Haiti, Michaëlle Jean says the earthquake simply revealed Haiti’s failings to the world. Now she says, it’s time to focus on rebuilding the people and their culture, not just the infrastructure.

Perceptions of America Ten Years After 9/11

September 8, 2011

Immediately after the September 11th terror attacks, the world came together to support the United States. Ten years and two wars later, the situation is dramatically different. A look at how the world views America today.

The U.S.Ten Years After 9/11

September 8, 2011

Persistently high unemployment rates, political gridlock and airport pat-downs are just a few of the new realities in our post-9/11 world. Diane and guests discuss what is happening in the U.S. a decade later.

Financial and Political Challenges for FEMA

September 1, 2011

Hurricane Irene flooded communities, downed trees and stranded homeowners. As challenges for FEMA mount, some call for new limits on the agency’s role.

Cyber Security

June 2, 2011

When cyber attacks constitute an act of war: The Pentagon’s strategies to defend the U-S from cyber attacks and guidelines for military retaliation.

Natural Disasters and Government Relief Efforts

May 26, 2011

Following this week's deadly tornadoes, Congress is pushing for a $1 billion aid package. Natural disasters, government relief efforts and the long road to recovery.

Jonathan Kay: "Among the Truthers"

May 12, 2011

Conspiracy theories always existed to explain pivotal events: President Kennedy’s assassination, the moon landing, the spread of AIDS. Diane and her guest talk about America's growing fascination with conspiracies theories.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 6, 2011

The U.S. questions whether Pakistan had a role in harboring Osama bin Laden. Syrian government troops storm Damascus suburbs. And a cholera outbreak in Haiti is traced to the U.N. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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