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To Find The Next Antibiotic, Scientists Give Old Drugs A New Purpose

Aug 12, 2019 With antibiotic-resistant bacteria on the rise, scientists are urgently trying to find drugs that will work against persistent infections. But coming up with new ones does not have to be the only strategy.

On Country Music Airwaves, Female Artists Fight For Equal Play

Aug 12, 2019 Women of country music are raising their voices against the old boys’ network in Nashville they say discriminates against them.

Amanpour and Company

Aug 8, 2019 Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers.

Visit a slice of Mexico City increasingly known as 'Little LA'

Apr 20, 2018 A small slice of downtown Mexico City is becoming known as "Little LA," a gathering spot for young Mexicans who grew up in the US and returned to Mexico, by choice or because of deportation.

Seed airlift brings hope to Puerto Rico's devastated food supply

Apr 20, 2018 Some agronomists hope a donation of half a million dollars in seeds will cultivate local gardening and farming.

Marching for Their Lives

Apr 13, 2018 The Never Again movement's call to action is inspiring young people across the country – including students in Tucson, Arizona.

Journalist on water beat helped Cape Town avoid ‘Day Zero’

Mar 30, 2018 In more than a year on the full-time water beat, radio reporter Saya Pierce-Jones has helped listeners understand the roots of the crisis and find ways to dramatically cut their water use.

From Little Rock to Parkland: A Brief History of Youth Activism

Mar 23, 2018 While this surge of teen organizing around gun control may feel new, the U.S. has a rich history of youth activism.

A guide to how businesses use Facebook

Mar 23, 2018 Karen North, professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, joined Marketplace Weekend to discuss how businesses use Facebook for marketing and data collection.

Fostering Hope

Nov 9, 2017 Up to 80 percent of children in foster care have significant mental health issues, yet less than 25 percent receive treatment.

Camp Bravo

Oct 17, 2017 A place on Tucson’s south side, where homeless vets are sheltered, nourished and protected.

The Epidemic

Oct 5, 2017 The opioid crisis hits close to home in southern Arizona.

America Addicted

Oct 5, 2017 An ambitious multi-part series covering the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

How to Really Help Someone After a Natural Disaster

Oct 4, 2017 There is a deeper experience that goes beyond physical and material needs.

Confronting Racism in Tucson After Charlottesville

Aug 22, 2017 Tucson Responds to Intolerance, White Supremacy, and Violence

From March to Movement

Aug 2, 2017 After the march ends, everyone takes their signs and goes home. Then what? How does a march turn into a movement?

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