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The schools in Erie, Pa., have had money trouble for a while. To give his students a better shot, the superintendent wants to send all his high schoolers to the more wealthy, whiter suburban schools.

After Sept. 11, the difficult conversation began about compensating survivors and assessing the long-term value of a lost human life. It fell to Special Master Kenneth Feinberg to administer it.

Veteran AP reporter Kathy Gannon discusses her experience covering the war in Afghanistan from the beginning, and describes what has changed over the last 15 years.

Joshua Battistin of Orlando, Fla. is one of more than 30,000 students considering options to continue their education following the abrupt closure of the for-profit technical college.

Hillary Clinton unexpectedly left Sunday's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony in New York after feeling "overheated," according to her campaign.

The Rev. Dr. Daniel P. Matthews, the rector at Trinity Church on Wall Street during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, discusses his experience and the ways Lower Manhattan has changed since.

Fifteen years later, some of the places with heightened security restrictions following the terrorist attacks remain that way. Access to an outdoor sculpture in Seattle, for example, is still tight.

The Taiwanese island of Kinmen is just one mile off the coast of mainland China and many residents are divided over their increasingly cozy relationship with their wealthy neighbor.

On Sept. 11, NPR's Rachel Martin looks back with New York Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas Friedman. Friedman believes that the years following were rife with squandered opportunities.

NPR's national political correspondent joins Rachel Martin to talk about the week that was on the campaign trail, from Clinton and the "basket of deplorables" to Trump's interview with Larry King.

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