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What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab SpringTN

What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?

Five years ago, Egyptian security forces opened fire on a protest tent city in Cairo, killing at least 800. What led to that day was an extraordinarily tumultuous few years in Egypt: the Arab Spring, the coming to power of a Muslim Brotherhood president, a coup, and the emergence of a new soldier strongman. Nick Schifrin talks with “Into the Hands of the Soldiers” author David Kirkpatrick. Continue Reading What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?

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This Kindergarten Sneak Preview Helps Families Hit The Ground Running

For three weeks in the summer, children who are entering kindergarten in Portland, Oregon, get ready and get excited to start school. While it’s no substitute for pre-K, getting a preview helps ease the transition for kids, and offers parents a sense of connection. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports. Continue Reading This Kindergarten Sneak Preview Helps Families Hit The Ground Running

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Renegotiating NAFTA Proving Harder Than It Sounds As Outlook ‘Changes With The Wind’

Policymakers, academics and regional industry leaders from the U.S. and western Canada are getting together in Spokane on Monday, July 23 to get an update on ongoing talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. So far, top U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials have missed numerous self-imposed deadlines to reach a deal. Continue Reading Renegotiating NAFTA Proving Harder Than It Sounds As Outlook ‘Changes With The Wind’

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