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An article challenging the work and connections of a former Los Angeles Times reporter eventually becomes a challenge for the online NewsHour. It's complicated, naturally, but the ombudsman seeks answers and finds some value in surfacing the issue. Continue


America By The Numbers | Graduation Rates: State by State

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Graduation rates are increasing in almost every state — which states are leading this progress, and which states are lagging behind? Continue


Protesting Wall Street over climate change profits

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Activists held up traffic in New York's financial district Monday to protest the role of capitalism in fueling climate change, while some philanthropists vowed to stop investing in fossil fuels. That came a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched in Manhattan -- with more demonstrations around the world -- ahead of a United Nations climate summit. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue


What’s the worst-case scenario if Ebola can’t be slowed?

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In Liberia, the total number of cases of the Ebola virus is being doubled about every three weeks. Dr. Kevin De Cock, the director of the CDC Center for Global Health, says that unless the outbreak is slowed down, there may be hundreds of thousands of cases by early next year. Jeffrey Brown interviewed him in Nairobi, Kenya, about possible worst-case scenarios. Continue


Syrian opposition chief: U.S. assistance against Assad

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The president of the Syrian National Coalition told Margaret Warner this morning his fighters will use those stepped-up resources against President Bashar Assad's government forces, not just the Islamic State extremists that the US is targeting. Continue


Koch: Making a Mistake

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After promising to keep it open, Koch closes Sydenham Hospital in Harlem. Continue


Koch: Bigger Than Life

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Ed Koch on his political philosophy: "You gotta get them to follow you, and you can only do that by being bigger than life." Continue


Koch: Political Personality

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Get to know Ed Koch's political personality. Continue


Koch: Ed Koch

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New York City community members and politicians vote on whether to rename the Queensboro Bridge to honor Ed Koch. Continue


America After Ferguson

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This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program was recorded before an audience on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Continue


America By The Numbers | High School Diploma: Game Changer

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Why graduate? High school graduates make more money, are less likely to be unemployed, and live almost a decade longer than those who don’t finish school. Continue


America By The Numbers | America On Track to Graduate

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Graduation rates in American have reached an all-time high, but some states are lagging behind. Continue


Political flip-flops in the Sunshine State’s gov. race

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Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor and a former Republican, is hoping to win another term after switching parties. The incumbent, Gov. Rick Scott, has switched his campaign emphasis from conservative tax cuts to spending more on programs like education. Special correspondent Steve Mort reports on how voters are reacting to both candidates. Continue


America By The Numbers | Model Minority Myth

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Asian Americans are one of the best-educated groups in the country, but a startling number of Southeast Asian Americans aren’t graduating from high school. Continue


Koch: The Opportunist

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"I say he's worse than a racist, I say he's an opportunist." Continue


Koch: Battling Washington

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Mayor Ed Koch goes to Washington in 1978 to convince Congress that New York City is worth saving. Continue


Koch: The One Who Does It

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Ed Koch on keeping an important hospital in Harlem open. Continue


Koch: Filmmaker Interview

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Filmmaker Neil Barsky discusses the making of his film Koch. Continue


Koch

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New York City mayors have a world stage on which to strut, and they have made legendary use of it. Yet few have matched the bravado, combativeness and egocentricity that Ed Koch brought to the office during his three terms from 1978 to 1989. As Neil Barsky's Koch recounts, Koch was more than the blunt, funny man New Yorkers either loved or hated. Continue


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