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AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: St. Mary's Orphanage School, Bangalore, India

For these Indian students, graduation means a better life

For academic comparisons, the U.S. looks to other developed countries to see where it ranks. When it comes to economic growth, American leaders often mention developing countries such as China, Brazil and India. WAMU 88.5's Kavitha Cardoza is from Bangalore, India, and she decided to look at education in her home country while she was there last year. She visited St. Mary's Orphanage School as part of her reporting on the dropout crisis.


Breaking The Cranberry Mold: New Ways To Savor This Seasonal Berry

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition. But if you're ready for a fresh take on this staple, why not try cranberries in chutney or cake? America's Test Kitchen founder Chris Kimball offers ideas.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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