A Fertility Implosion and an Aging Population

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After years of hand-wringing about a world with too many people, the human population is rapidly getting older. We look at the consequences — for better or worse. Also, unemployment rate dips, but hiring slows as well. On Reporter's Notebook, the notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout will serve 25 years in a US prison. Was he the victim of an elaborate sting? What are the consequences for US-Russian relations?

Banner image: The hands of an elderly woman as she sits in her room on December 29, 2011. Photo credit should read Eric Cabanis/AFP/Getty Images



Warren Olney