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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJEFF GREENFIELD: This is what you’ll see just about any autumn in Kansas: fields of corn that await the harvest, the search for food at a farmer’s market or at Oklahoma Joe’s always crowed barbecue. And this is what...
In October, a new rule goes into effect making it easier for people to safely dispose of unneeded prescription drugs throughout the year. Credit: Flickr user ep_jhu. To dispose safely of unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs, the Drug...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioALISON STEWART: Jaylon Jenkins just started second grade. And every day after school he does homework with his aunt and guardian Antonia Williams. ANTONIA WILLIAMS: Remember, we talked about the tenses, from ride to...
President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola crisis at the United Nations on Sept. 25, 2014. On Sept. 26, 2014, Obama signed a memo protecting Liberian immigrants living in the U.S. without visas from deportation during the Ebola crisis. Credit:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: How much does extra reading time help? And what are other states doing to improve reading proficiency? For more about this, we’re joined from Washington by Patte Barth. She is the director of The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama spoke out at the U.N. General Assembly this week for support in the fight against the Islamic State. And Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation. For that, and a...