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World Apr 04Solar Suitcase: Saving Lives with Solar Power
Dr. Laura Stachel and her husband founded We Care Solar to help bring light to the estimated 300,000 hospitals and clinics in the developing world that don't have reliable sources of electricity. Our slideshow highlights Stachel's work toward equipping remote…
World Jan 17Tanzanian School Gives Girls a Second Chance
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.
Health Jun 02Plate Pushing Vegetables, Fruit Ousts Food Pyramid
The government scrapped its food pyramid Thursday, replacing it with MyPlate, a campaign that encourages Americans to fill up half their diet with fruits and vegetables, and avoid sugary drinks and oversized portions.
Nation May 05Clinton Describes Iconic Situation Room Photo, 38 ‘Intense’ Minutes
Speaking in Rome on Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her perspective on what was happening in the White House Situation Room when the now-iconic photo was taken during the risky Sunday raid on Osama bin Laden's compound.
World Apr 21Deepwater Horizon Survivor Chris Choy: ‘I Can’t Go Back Onto a Rig’
With this week marking the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and start of the Gulf oil spill, we checked back with Christopher Choy, a roustabout who survived the blast on the rig, to see how he is…
Politics Sep 22Bill Clinton on Democrats’ Path to Nov. Victory: Honor Voters’ Anger
In an interview with the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff on Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton said that President Obama and the Democrats haven't mounted an effective defense against criticism from Republicans, but they do have enough time to convince voters…
Nation Sep 09Developing: Pastor Suspends Quran Burn; Park 51 Imam, Developer Deny Deal
Updated 9:25 p.m. ET | Late Thursday, Pastor Terry Jones told news agencies he was rethinking his decision to cancel the burning of Qurans to mark the 9/11 anniversary because he believes he was lied to about the relocating…
Nation Jul 27A Closer Look at WikiLeaks’ Past, Future
While some cheer the mission of the WikiLeaks website and the secret material it has disclosed, the site continues to rankle U.S. government officials who say it poses threats to national security, lives and diplomatic matters.
Arts Jul 06Remembering Robert C. Byrd, the Fiddler
As longtime West Virginia Sen. Robert C. Byrd is laid to rest today today, Art Beat looks back at the statesman's musical side, which shone through in his fiddling prowess.
Nation Jun 10More Tombs of the Unknown? Army Admits Misidentifications at Arlington
Updated 4:22 p.m. ET | At least 200 remains in Arlington National Cemetery have been misidentified or misplaced, according to a report released Thursday that brings into question burial and maintenance procedures at what Army Secretary John McHugh…