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Budget Woes Close Some Kansas City Schools

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In a dramatic 5-4 vote this week, the Kansas City School Board decided to close almost half of the district’s 61 schools. Aiming to stave…read more

Economics

Is America on the wane?

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As part of a continuing series on making sense of today’s economic news, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman talks to Yale historian Paul Kennedy about the…read more

Economics

Colorado Budget Cuts Endanger Homeless

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In this video report, NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports from Colorado on how the state’s $2 billion budget deficit will impact it’s homeless population. The…read more

Economics

Web Tools Take Education to New Limits

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Thirty-three-year-old Salman Khan is not your average hedge fund analyst. In fact, he recently quit his job to devote himself to an unpaid job teaching…read more

Economics

Dalai Lama Visit Strains US-China Relations

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The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, visited with President Obama Thursday, in a low key meeting at the White House. This was the…read more

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