Italian Court Overturns Berlusconi Immunity Law

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may stand trial now that a court has overturned a law that gave him immunity while in office.

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Pakistan Takes a Hard Look at U.S. Aid

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

The United States Congress wants to triple the amount of aid it gives to Pakistan. But there's controversy in Pakistan's Parliament about the $1.5 billion annually Pakistan would receive from America, especially about the terms the U.S. has attached to its aid. In a statement Wednesday, the Pakistani military said the conditions may violate Pakistan's sovereignty.

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Adding It Up: Confronting Math Fear

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

In the first story of a new series, WNYC’s Beth Fertig visits a remedial class at LaGuardia Community College in Queens to see why math is such an obstacle.

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