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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more we are joined by Pilita Clark, environment correspondent for the Financial Times and author of the recent series, a world without water. So, let’s just set the stage a little bit. How...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: By 2050, the planet will have 2 billion more people on it than it has now. Just how to feed all of those people is a question being explored in the September issue of National Geographic magazine....
ATLANTA — The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama’s administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over. There are 36 races: 21 Democratic seats, 15...
WASHINGTON — Here’s a start of the school year lesson: History and geography are coming up aces for House Republicans. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President...
The Common Core standards are math and English benchmarks describing what students should know after completing each grade. They were developed by states to allow comparison of students’ performance. More than 40 states have adopted them. Here is a...
Protesters calling for the release of a group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls gather outside Nigeria House in London in May. On Saturday, the 31st International Day of the Disappeared, Secretary of State John Kerry urged the important of continuing...