NewsHour Student Reporting Labs: Military children
November 10, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
5327748464NewsHour Student Reporting Labs: Military childrenOn Veterans Day, most Americans think of the men and women in uniform. But military life also has a huge effect on their children. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs network reached out to students living in Bahrain. To find out how their parents' military careers have affected their lives.2013-11-10 18:45:00disabled2365118402wbpv5fhMkbItrue154882Obama visits Alaskan Arctic for climate change show-and-tellPresident Obama makes a historic trip to Alaska this week, during which he’ll attend a meeting of the Arctic Council to stress the importance for action on climate change and meet with Native Alaskans whose lives have been affected by rising tides and temperatures. William Brangham talks to NPR contributor Elizabeth Arnold of NPR.2015-08-31 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/alaska-320x196.jpg2365555241C9tRCj6QPDc154823Price of contact lenses at issue in court caseAbout 40 million Americans wear contact lenses to correct their vision -- and how much those lenses cost is now the subject of a courtroom battle. The largest lens manufacturers don’t want eye doctors who sell contacts to be undercut by discounters who are willing to charge less than the suggested minimum price. At stake is the $4 billion Americans spend on contact lenses each year.2015-08-30 02:30 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/GettyImages-116363711-320x196.jpghq8mgBQzUpg154815Woman completes solar-powered bike ride across USLast week 34-year-old Marissa Muller completed a solo, cross country bicycle ride in 80 days. Her custom bike was powered in part by solar energy, and the impetus for her trip was to show Americans the possibilities of solar power. NewsHour’s Saskia de Melker has the story.2015-08-30 13:19:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/solarbike2-320x196.jpg23655546498y0unoUeV1s
On Veterans Day, most Americans think of the men and women in uniform. But military life also has a huge effect on their children. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs network reached out to students living in Bahrain. To find out how their parents' military careers have affected their lives.
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