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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...
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...
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...
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...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: And now to Viewers Like You. We heard from many of you about last Saturday’s signature report on the accuracy of background checks. Jack Devine wrote us: “I have been in business for...