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    February 17, 2015  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, a train loaded with more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed in West Virginia, forcing hundreds of families to evacuate and the closure of two water treatment plants. An investigation of what caused the accident is underway. Also, hundreds of thousands of people in the South and Mid-Atlantic lost power due to a winter storm. Continue reading

  • February 16, 2010  

    For generations, the Zabaleen people have hauled away Cairo’s refuse and lived on the fringes of society. But thanks to an enterprising recycling school, the poor and mostly illiterate inhabitants of “Trash City” are receiving education and job training for the first time. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Egypt. Continue reading