Global Politics

Flood update

Almost $459 million in initial relief is coming in to help the estimated 20 million victims of damaging floods in Pakistan. But thousands continue to struggle without food or shelter. The BBC's Chris Morris reports from northwest Pakistan.

Global Politics

Pakistan flood diary

Six weeks ago floods began to engulf Pakistan. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been tracing the path of the destruction by traveling the length of the country on the Indus river. Lisa Mullins talks with him.

Science, Tech & Environment

In the eye of the storm, it's still a buyers' market.

We know the housing market has seen better days, but what if you're selling homes in a housing market right in the middle of hurricane country? The residents of the Florida Keys are being evacuated in anticipation of Hurricane Ike, as the storm heads across Cuba. This left us wondering: do people still want to buy homes in a region so vulnerable to the elements?