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  • Audiobook

    Analyzing The Shipping Backlog From One Of America's Busiest Ports

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    7 min

    Friday's jobs report offered mixed signals about the state of hiring, butone thing was clear: more people are trying to get back into the laborforce. Supply chain issues are one key challenge as companies compete forworkers and wait for products to reach customers. Economics correspondentPaul Solman reports from the Port of Los Angeles, where container importshave been clogged for months. ... Read more

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    How Minnesota's Lack Of Teachers Of Color Hurts Students, And What Reform Could Look Like

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    7 min

    Many schools across the United States are grappling with ways to close theachievement gap between white students and students of color. Specialcorrespondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on those efforts in Minnesota,which has some of the worst disparities. This report is part of our ongoing"Race Matters" coverage, and the "Agents for Change" series. ... Read more

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    Journalist Terence Smith Reflects On Decades Of Reporting On American Presidents, Wars

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    8 min

    On our bookshelf tonight, NewsHour's old friend and former longtime mediacorrespondent Terence Smith's memoir: "Four Wars, Five Presidents: AReporter's Journey from Jerusalem to Saigon to the White House." Smithspoke with Judy Woodruff about the book. ... Read more

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    Can The World's Whitest Paint Save Earth?

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    5 min

    A special experimental white paint that recently made it into the GuinnessWorld Records could one day help keep the world from heating up. John Yangexplains from West Lafayette, Indiana. ... Read more

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    Rapper Common, Rev. Moss On Helping Chicago Heal And The ‘Plot’ Against Black America

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    6 min

    Homicides in Chicago were up 56% in 2020 compared to the year before. Butefforts are underway to address the city's systemic issues. Award-winningrapper Common and his pastor, Rev. Otis Moss III, discussed some of theirideas for change recently with Stephanie Sy for our "Race Matters" series.This segment is produced by the peace studio in partnership with the"Exploring Hate" WNET initiative. ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    Many Ugandan Children Forced Into Hard Labor, Sex Trafficking As Covid Closes Schools

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    8 min

    The effects of the pandemic on children vary dramatically depending on thecountry. With schools still shuttered in Uganda and other developingnations, many children have no choice but to work to survive. In Africa,more than one-fifth of children — around 87 million kids — work. Specialcorrespondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kampala. ... Read more

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    As High Temperatures Hurt Sicily's Food Production, Rising Sea Levels Threaten Housing

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    6 min

    Climate change experts in Sicily, Italy are warning that rising sea watersare threatening some of the island's most crucial heavy industrial plants.They are also forecasting food shortages because crops are being destroyed.The island endured record temperatures this summer. Special correspondentMalcolm Brabant reports from Sicily for NewsHour's climate change series. ... Read more

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    Greeks Split Over Pathway, Elevator Construction For Disabled Parthenon Visitors

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    5 min

    The United Nations world heritage body, UNESCO, wants Greece to stopinstalling concrete paths around the iconic Parthenon atop the Acropolis inAthens. Much of the work has been completed, intended to make it moreaccessible for tourists, especially the wheelchair bound. But critics callit criminal. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Athensabout how the debate is playing out. ... Read more

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    Migrants Left Adrift At Sea After Boat Pushback From Greek Coast Guard

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    4 min

    Pro-refugee groups allege the Greek coast guard is endangering migrants inthe Aegean Sea and breaching international law with a new aggressivemigration policy that involves pushing them back towards Turkish waters.Critics also accuse the European Union of ignoring Greece’s behavior, sixyears into the migration crisis. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabantreports from the island of Samos. ... Read more

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    Afghan Militias Forced To Fight Taliban Blame America's 'Abandonment'

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    Unabridged

    10 min

    As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nears its completion, the Afghanarmy is quickly losing ground throughout the country to the Taliban. Tobolster its military, the government is arming militias to help in thefight. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson traveled to two provinces nearthe capital — Parwan and Logar — to meet militia men who have Afghanleaders worried about a new civil war. ... Read more

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    Bernd Heinrich On His 'Unusual' Life As A Runner And Biologist In Maine

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    Unabridged

    5 min

    A new book out Tuesday, "Racing the Clock: Running Across a Lifetime,"explores a life of scientific research and discovery in nature, and someextraordinary feats of the human body. And the author himself, BerndHeinrich, is the subject of both. Jeffrey Brown went deep into the woods ofMaine for our story. It's part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS. ... Read more

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    Input From The Unhoused May Be Crucial Solution To Homelessness In San Francisco

    by PBS NewsHour ...
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    Unabridged

    7 min

    The San Francisco Bay Area has a rising homeless population. On any givennight, an estimated 35,000 individuals are without a place to live.Meanwhile, the cost of living continues to climb. Much effort has gone intoresolving the crisis, to little avail. But now, there's new hope that thosewith an insider's perspective can make that much needed difference.Stephanie Sy has that story. ... Read more

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