U.S. troops have been fighting in Afghanistan for nearly a decade, including a 33,000-troop "surge" ordered by President Obama last year. On Wednesday evening, the president will address the nation and outline his strategy for reducing the number of soldiers…

"My Perestroika," a documentary by Robin Hessman, follows five ordinary Russians who lived through extraordinary times. Borya, Olga, Andrei, Ruslan, and Lyuba reflect on their Soviet childhoods and navigate today's ever-changing post-Soviet Russia.

Jun 14

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Syrians Escape to Turkey

An estimated 8,500 refugees from Syria had entered tent cities in southern Turkey by mid-June, and thousands more have fled to Lebanon, to escape the Syrian government's crackdown on the opposition.

Jun 03

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PBS NewsHour producer Dan Sagalyn traveled to Indonesia in May 2011 to learn more about the Southeast Asian country -- the world's fourth most populous nation -- and the issues it faces today.

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