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AIDS Orphans Tragic Consequence of Epidemic in South Africa

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In his third report on health issues in South Africa, the NewsHour’s Ray Suarez files this troubling piece about children who lose their parents to…read more

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Astronauts Awarded Congressional Gold Medals

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Four astronauts were awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. The decoration is awarded to an individual or individuals who perform an…read more

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St. Louis Teachers Discuss Dropout Crisis

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Over 100 educators from St. Louis gathered for a teacher town hall to discuss the dropout epidemic and the challenges they face in the classroom.…read more

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Strike Aims to Close Businesses, Schools

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Thousands of protesters joined with the Occupy Oakland movement in a general strike aimed at shutting down schools, banks, corporations and the city’s busy port.…read more

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Scientists on the Cusp of Having Malaria Vaccine

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Each year, malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, kills nearly 800,000 people. Many of them the youngest children in Africa. But the quest for the world’s…read more

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