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DOJ: Georgia Must Change How It Segregates Disabled Students From Their Peers

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:03am

Georgia public schools are unfairly segregating disabled children from their non-disabled peers, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. We explore how the state educates these students.

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Forecasters Warn El Nino Could Be The Strongest In Recent Decades

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:03am

Climate scientists say El Nino is brewing in the Pacific Ocean and it could be one of the most powerful in years.

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Why The Nation's Rental Market Is Exploding

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:03am

More Americans are choosing to rent, rather than buy their home. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about why such a demand for rentals.

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In Music City, Rents Keep Going Up And Up

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:03am

Nashville, Tennessee, is experiencing a hot rental market. In some places it's at levels that are at 40 percent or more of household income. That's a level economists consider "risky."

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'Ideological' or 'Illogical': President Obama Responds To Iran Deal Critics

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:00am

In an interview with NPR to be broadcast this week, the president spoke strongly of his critics, including some in his own party. He also talked about letting his passions show more in his sixth year.

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Watchdog: Consumers 'More Responsible' With Credit Card Debt

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:56am

Before the Great Recession, many Americans piled up too much credit card debt. Now, they seem to be a little wiser about using plastic, says the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Will Doctors Soon Be Prescribing Video Games For Mental Health?

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:51am

Dozens of games and apps claim to improve your memory or make you smarter or reduce stress. But do they really? Developers say the next step is clinically valid poof of cognitive gains.

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New Orleanians See Remarkable Progress, A Decade After Hurricane Katrina

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:32am

Overall, residents say areas ranging from jobs creation and access to public transportation have improved greatly. But a new poll also reveals a widening racial divide in perceptions of the recovery.

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Sean Price, Well-Loved Brooklyn Rapper, Dies At 43

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 11:03pm

The death of the highly respected hip-hop figure prompted an outpouring of tribute and personal stories from his community this weekend.

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Moment Of Silence Marks A Year Of Mourning, Protest In Ferguson

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 5:58pm

Hundreds gathered in the St. Louis suburb one year after Michael Brown was killed there by a police officer. Starsky Wilson, the Ferguson Commission's co-chair, sees reason to hope — and keep working.

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