David Boeri's report begins in the San Salvador medical examiner's receiving room, where the youth of El Salvador are on display.
After the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the U.S. launched a “war on terror.” U.S. troops entered Afghanistan, then Iraq. These wars still continue.
A team of academics from around the country joined Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies to tally the cost of these wars. They estimate: $2.5 trillion as of today, but that figure could climb to nearly $4 trillion. The group also calculated the human and social costs, both in lives lost and the cost of caring for the nearly 100,000 wounded service members.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.