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Camden, an impoverished city, struggles to survive budget cuts

One of the poorest, most violent cities in our nation recently lost half of its police force. Need to Know goes to Camden, N. J., to see first hand the challenges on the ground and explore possible solutions for the city.


Can more care mean lower costs?

One percent of people account for 30 percent of healthcare costs. And those are the people we should be focusing on, says Atul Gawande.


Celebrating failure, and other novelties, at Pop Tech

Need to Know reports from the Pop Tech conference in Maine, where social innovators are discussing meditation, disinformation and freakish waves.

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