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Chinese company’s purchase could impact the U.S. food industry


A Chinese company has bought the biggest pork producer in the U.S., raising concerns that the deal will pave the way for more foreign takeovers of major U.S. companies. Continue reading

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St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson

Back to school resources for every classroom


It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say


Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

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Crude oil brings boom times and safety concerns to North Dakota


DOWNLOAD VIDEO In North Dakota an oil boom has boosted the state’s economy, but as the industry is projected to grow, a series of catastrophic…read more


Boomtowns at center of economic growth in Mexico


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although most news Americans hear about Mexico concerns drug cartels, violence and illegal immigration, the country’s economic growth is bringing economic stability and…read more


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