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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.

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Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
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To Replace Rep. Jim Moran, Virginia Democrats Raking In Big Bucks

The race has opened the door to an epic primary season that had 13 Democrats formally announcing their candidacy.
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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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