Barack Obama says America's healthcare system is a contributor to the country's economic decline. There's a growing consensus that recovery can't happen without healthcare reform. If costs are cut, can quality be maintained? How much should government be involved in setting standards as well as paying the bills? Also, despite falling prices, the home sales dropped more than expected last month, and Europe prepares to give Barack Obama a break it refused to give George Bush, accepting prisoners from Guantánamo Bay.