Topic: Economic Issues
The US response to the Haiti earthquake will be important for America's – and President Obama's – image in the region.
01/13/2010 05:47 pm
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After the Haiti earthquake, the US announced it would halt all deportations to Haiti.
01/13/2010 04:15 pm
The US military is putting other ships on standby. In addition to assessing Haiti earthquake damage, officials are also keeping a close eye on the country's security and stability.
01/13/2010 02:36 pm
Haiti was in the top 10 countries receiving US aid in 1998, but by 2008 conflict-ridden countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, and Sudan topped it.
01/13/2010 01:00 pm
Haiti earthquake relief workers say they are hampered by quake's devastation. All three of Medecins sans Frontieres' (MSF) centers in Haiti were crushed. Workers couldn't drive around because Haitians were sleeping on the roads. But the international airport is now open for aid flights.
01/13/2010 12:21 pm
At the first hearing of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission on Wednesday, top Wall Street executives acknowledge banks' role in the 2008 financial crisis but defend fat paychecks for employees.
01/13/2010 12:17 pm
The US and the international community are quickly mobilizing to help. But Haiti will need sustained assistance.
01/13/2010 12:03 pm
The International Red Cross estimates as many as three million people may have been left homeless by Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti. With daylight, a clearer assessment of the scale the challenge ahead.
01/13/2010 08:06 am
Google challenged China censorship rules Tuesday – saying it would stop filtering its search engine results or leave the country – after it uncovered a vicious cyberattack on human rights activists.
01/13/2010 07:19 am