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Water gushes out of a hydroelectric dam in Costa Rica, May 25, 2007. Costa Rica has met all its energy needs using only renewables so far this year. Photo by Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters. In late January, NewsHour reported on Burlington, Vermont, the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  The decision today by the 21 nations of the Arab League to create a joint military force because of the crisis in Yemen raises the question, why didn’t the organization mobilize the same way...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioSCOTT SHAFER, KQED: For some, landing in Silicon Valley is like arriving in Shangri-la — the place that Apple, Facebook and Google call home. But even in paradise, there’s traffic. RADIO TRAFFIC REPORT:...
Firefighters battle fire at the site of a building collapse and fire in New York City’s East Village neighborhood on March 26, 2015. Rescue workers pulled two bodies from the rubble Sunday afternoon. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters Rescue workers...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week took new steps to protect the working poor from people critics describe as predatory lenders, those who make payday loans. For more about...
National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers testifies before a House (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington November 20, 2014. The NSA considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American call records before...