Naghma's story has become a heartbreaking example of the plight of women and the poor in Afghanistan, calling into question how much the United States and its allies have really achieved after a decade of war in protecting Afghanistan's most vulnerable.
Among the many important subjects you won't hear discussed in the U.S. Presidential campaign is Europe. One reason is that foreign policy rarely moves votes in our elections. Any talk about Europe in particular risks inducing narcolepsy among voters.
The odds against Christie jumping into the race are as long as the line to get on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon, but the fact that anyone is seriously talking about it now is all about one emotion: desperation.
In a time when huge disasters seem to come at us with alarming frequency, Greensburg is showing us how to rebuild and recover. And the message they send is that green goes with their rural values. It is just common sense.
In last night's look at the housing crisis that continues to cripple this country, we traveled to California and met Lise Johnson, a mother of four who's been in the same home for 12 years and is desperate to stay put.
Returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from new ailments related to burn pits, massive fires that sent thick, choking smoke hanging over US bases. Now one soldier is coming forward.
It's not a sentence we, as Americans, like to hear. But after talking to scientists on the Gulf Coast about the oil gusher now more than eight weeks old, "we don't know" is something I heard a lot. And it's scary.