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  • January 17, 2012    

    The SEGA — Secondary Education for Girls Advancement — school in a small village in Tanzania is aimed at helping women complete high school in a country with a low graduation rate. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2012  

    The chances of finding survivors aboard a capsized cruise liner began fading Tuesday, as the Italian navy blasted into the ship’s hull and the death count climbed to 11. Martin Geissler of Independent Television News has the latest on the continuing search efforts and the potential evidence building against the ship’s captain. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, opponents of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker collected enough signatures to force a recall election. The drive began after Walker pushed through a law that ended collective bargaining rights for public employees. Also, in Haiti, at least 23 people were killed when a truck hauling earthquake rubble crashed. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2012  

    Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie sat down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss, “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” her directorial debut. Jolie admits the film, which takes an unflinching look at the mass rape and ethnic cleansing of the Bosnian War in the 1990s, is “a hard movie to watch, but it is intentionally so.” Continue reading

  • January 17, 2012  

    NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien traveled to three continents to examine the safety and future of nuclear energy in the wake of last spring’s Fukushima reactor disaster in Japan. In this excerpt from Tuesday’s edition of “Frontline,” O’Brien visits the Indian Point Power Plant in Buchanan, N.Y. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2012    

    Much is made of Taiwan’s relations with the United States and China, but rather it was economic and social issues that drove Taiwanese to the polls on Saturday to re-elect President Ma Ying-jeou to four more years, says GlobalPost’s Cain Nunns. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2012  

    Two years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, politicians are still promising change and rebirth. For an assessment of the progress, delays and remaining challenges in Haiti’s recovery, Jeffrey Brown talks with Nan Buzard of the American Red Cross and Dominique Toussaint of Mobilize for Haiti. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2012  

    Search teams in Italy wrestled rough seas Monday as they looked for survivors and bodies after a huge cruise liner vessel ran aground and tipped over Friday. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the human accident that now threatens to become an environmental problem. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2012  

    In other news Monday, Pakistan’s political crisis deepened as the Supreme Court began contempt proceedings against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. Gilani was charged with failing to pursue a corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari. Also, in Iraq, separate car bombings killed at least 11 people. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2012  

    At least six people died after a cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy Friday. Ray Suarez discusses some of the legal and safety issues stemming from the disaster with longtime travel writer Rudy Maxa, currently the host of “Rudy Maxa’s World” on PBS, and Richard Alsina, a lawyer specializing in maritime law. Continue reading