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States Vie For School Stimulus Funds

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The president’s federal stimulus package included $4.3 billion in funding for America’s public schools and according to a new report, most states plan to apply…read more

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Australia Farmers on Frontline of Climate Change

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An eight-year drought in southeastern Australia is endangering the livelihood of farmers who depend on water to grow staple crops that help feed people around…read more

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Fear Drives Modern-day Gold Rush

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As part of his series Making Sense of the financial crisis, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman looks at how the weakness of the U.S. dollar has…read more

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Military Focuses on Financial Literacy

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Congress in now considering ways to educate Americans to manage their budgets, credit cards and debt so that the mistakes that led to this current…read more

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India’s Economy Grows Despite Global Recession

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With its large middle class and healthy stock market, India’s booming economy continues to grow in spite of the global financial crisis that has crippled…read more

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