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Al-Shabab took responsibility for a truck bomb that rammed a checkpoint Tuesday near the education ministry in Mogadishu, Somalia, as students and parents were crowding in to learn about scholarships. Ray Suarez discusses that attack that killed at least 70…
In "Made in India," filmmakers Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha follow the journey of an infertile Texas couple and the Indian surrogate who gives birth to their children. This excerpt is part of The Economist Film Project series of independently…
Research shows today there are an estimated 5.5 million children with parents who are in the country illegally. If those parents are deported, some of those young people are left to fend for themselves. KPBS education reporter Ana Tintocalis tells…
Amid renewed warnings of a potential H1N1 flu virus outbreak, one Colorado school district is taking new precautionary steps. Tom Bearden reports.
Question/Comment: In the early ’80’s unemployment was over 10 percent. I’m old enough to remember what the economy was like at that time. It wasn’t pretty given interest rates, but on the other hand we weren’t considering massive government funding…
Poet Gregory Djanikian, director of the creative writing program at the University of Pennsylvania, reads a poem about how immigrants "might contribute to the great melting pot of the English language."…
With Global Positioning System chips now installed in some cell phones, parents can use phones to keep tabs on their children and businesses can track the whereabouts of delivery truck drivers. But the new tracking systems leave some privacy advocates…
Jim Lehrer discusses with Judy Woodruff some of the Generation Next team's findings and published trends about 16-25 year olds.
NewsHour Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on parents letting go of their college-age children.
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