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Micro-Lending Poses Challenges in India

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Micro-lending, or giving small loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, has become a worldwide trend in recent years and has largely been linked to positive…read more

Economics

NCAA ‘March Madness’ Final Four is Surprising

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For college basketball fans, March Madness 2011 has truly been chaotic. Going into the Final Four competition this Saturday in Houston, 11 seed Virginia Commonwealth…read more

Economics

As Economy Grows, Most Americans Still Struggle

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NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the on the widening gap amongst many Americans despite signs that the economy is improving. While the stock…read more

Economics

In Bangladesh, Slum Dwellers Struggle for Clean Water

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On World Water Day, special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on innovative techniques to assist slum dwellers in Bangladesh in getting access to clean water. This…read more

Economics

Japanese Survivors Cope with Multiple Crises

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A series of reports from the Independent Television Network examines how survivors of the deadly 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami are coping with multiple crises.…read more

Economics

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