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The GED gets a makeover: Will it make for better workers?

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For more than 70 years, the General Educational Development exam, or the GED, has been an important tool for those who didn't complete high school and immigrants looking to make inroads into higher education or secure better jobs. On Sunday, we take a look at the overhaul to the exam set to take effect in January 2014.

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 27, 2016

PBS NewsHour full episode for May 27, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 27, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 26, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 26, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 25, 2016

PBS NewsHour full episode for May 25, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 25, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 24, 2016

PBS NewsHour full episode for May 24, 2016

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PBS NewsHour full episode May 24, 2016

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What to expect during the California primary

What to expect during the California primary

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What to expect during the California primary

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What to expect during the California primary

What to expect during the California primary

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What to expect during the California primary

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Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

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Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

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Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

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Drug tests present major hurdle for employers

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Alzheimer’s could be caused by past infections

Alzheimer’s could be caused by past infections, researchers say

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Alzheimer’s could be caused by past infections

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How South Dakota is luring attorneys to remote areas

How South Dakota is luring attorneys to remote areas

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How South Dakota is luring attorneys to remote areas

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'Courtroom dogs' help child crime victims tell their stories

Meet the 'courtroom dogs' who help child crime victims tell their stories.

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'Courtroom dogs' help child crime victims tell their stories

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A look at world’s nuclear reality, 70 years after Hiroshima

President Obama calls attention to his administration’s nuclear disarmament efforts.

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A look at world’s nuclear reality, 70 years after Hiroshima

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PBS NewsHour Democratic Presidential Debate

Live from Milwaukee, Wis., Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the debate.

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PBS NewsHour Democratic Presidential Debate

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.

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State of the Union 2016

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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