With unemployment among blacks double that of whites, many are advocating overt, targeted efforts to create jobs among African-Americans. One CEO says we should implement something like the NFL's Rooney Rule for corporate America.
Dominic Randolph, headmaster the Riverdale Country School in the Bronx, and Angela Duckworth, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of the Grit scale, explain the Grit scale, and how to implement it effectively.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talks about the challenges facing government, controversial Supreme Court decisions like Bush v. Gore and Citizens United, and answers listener questions about the court.
President Bush is scheduled to leave tomorrow for a trip to the African nations of Benin, Tanzania, Ghana, Rwanda and Liberia, and Anchor Lisa Mullins has details on an exclusive interview with the BBC
The World's Katy Clark reports that the Bush Administration has made slow progress when it comes to Africom -- a US military command for Africa that's aimed at promoting development and security on the continent
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anatol Lieven a teacher of War Studies at King's College in London; Lieven is working on a book about Pakistan, and he explores US policy options in dealing with a new Pakistani government.
Both the United States and Russia are in the midst of presidential election campaigns, and The World's Jason Margolis looks at what a change of leadership in both countries could mean for US-Russian relations.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with LA Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi in Iraq about Turkey's military incursion into Northern Iraq where Turkish troops are on a mission to destroy bases in Iraq used by Kurdish militants to launch attacks
The World's Matthew Bell reports that foreign policy issues are on the table as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama look for a win in tomorrow's big primaries in Texas and Ohio; during campaign stops in Ohio
President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham for the latest on the crisis involving Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia, as Venezuela said today that its deployment of troops to the border with Colombia is nearly complete now,