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The documentary unit of APM Reports (formerly American RadioWorks) has produced more than 140 programs on topics such as health, history, education and justice.


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  • Ethics Be Damned, Part 2
    Mon, Mar 19, 2018


    It all started with a fur coat and an expensive rug. It ended with the resignation of President Eisenhower's chief of staff. That incident led to the government ethics system of today. In the second installment of our series, APM Reports investigative journalist Tom Scheck joins Lizzie O'Leary of Marketplace Weekend to discuss the history of U.S. ethics rules, and the complicated financial holdings of current Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. To read Tom's full investigation, visit apmreports.com/ethics.

  • Ethics Be Damned, Part 1
    Mon, Mar 19, 2018


    More than half of Trump's 20-person Cabinet has engaged in questionable or unethical conduct since taking office. The nation's top ethics official says "these are perilous times." In the first installment of "Ethics Be Damned," APM Reports investigative journalist Tom Scheck joins Lizzie O'Leary of Marketplace Weekend to discuss whether the federal ethics system is broken. To read Tom's full investigation, visit apmreports.com/ethics.

  • Ethics Be Damned, Part 3
    Mon, Mar 19, 2018


    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a major investor in Neurocore, a company based in Michigan that claims to help kids with various attention deficit disorders. Since taking office, she's kept her stake in the company and invested even more money in it. In the third and final installment of "Ethics Be Damned," APM Reports investigative journalist Tom Scheck joins Lizzie O'Leary of Marketplace Weekend to parse DeVos' potential conflicts of interest. Plus, what happens if watchdog groups use ethics as a political weapon? To read Tom's full investigation, visit apmreports.com/ethics.

  • Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia
    Mon, Sep 11, 2017


    Public schools are denying children with dyslexia proper treatment and often failing to identify them in the first place.

  • Historically Black, Part 3
    Fri, Feb 17, 2017


    The Question of Black Identity, Black Love Stories

  • Historically Black, Part 2
    Fri, Feb 10, 2017


    Tracking Down a Slave's Bill of Sale, The Path to Founding an HBCU, The Fiddler who Charmed Missouri

  • Historically Black, Part 1
    Fri, Feb 03, 2017


    NASA's Human Computers, Harlem Through James Van Der Zee's Lens, The Spirit of the Million Man March

  • Shadow Class: College Dreamers in Trump's America
    Fri, Sep 08, 2017


    President Trump is ending DACA, which allowed some 800,000 undocumented young people to stay and work in the United States. For some, that may mean the end of a dream of going to college.This program profiles DACA students and their opponents and examines a key court case and political forces that led to this moment.

  • Shackled Legacy: Universities and the Slave Trade
    Mon, Sep 04, 2017


    A growing number of colleges and universities in the eastern United States are confronting their historic ties to the slave trade. Profits from slavery and related industries helped build some of the most prestigious schools in New England. In many southern states, enslaved people built and maintained college campuses.

  • Keeping Teachers
    Mon, Aug 28, 2017


    There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggling to attract and keep teachers.

  • Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
    Thu, Sep 08, 2016


    After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

  • What It Takes: Chasing Graduation at High-Poverty High Schools
    Thu, Sep 01, 2016


    The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena are trying to do things differently.

  • Spare the Rod: Reforming School Discipline
    Thu, Aug 25, 2016


    A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and lead to disproportionate discipline for students of color.

  • Stuck at Square One: The Remedial Education Trap
    Wed, Aug 17, 2016


    A system meant to give college-bound students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking a particular toll on students of color.

  • Going to college in prison
    Thu, Jul 07, 2016


  • Thirsty Planet
    Thu, May 12, 2016


    Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water ? either too much or too little.

  • Bought and Sold: The New Fight Against Teen Sex Trafficking
    Thu, May 12, 2016


    Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims, not delinquents.

  • Beyond the Blackboard: Building Character in Public Schools
    Thu, Sep 10, 2015


    This documentary explores the "Expeditionary Learning" approach, traces the history of ideas that led to its inception, and investigates what American schools could learn from its success.

  • From Boots to Books: Student Veterans and the New GI Bill
    Thu, Sep 03, 2015


    The longest war in American history is drawing to a close. Now, the men and women who served are coming home, and many hope to use higher education to build new, better lives.

  • Teaching Teachers
    Thu, Aug 27, 2015


    Research shows good teaching makes a big difference in how much kids learn. But the United States lacks an effective system for training new teachers or helping them get better once they're on the job.

  • The Living Legacy: Black Colleges in the 21st Century
    Thu, Aug 20, 2015


    Before the civil rights movement, African Americans were largely barred from white-dominated institutions of higher education. And so black Americans, and their white supporters, founded their own schools, which came to be known as Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  • The First Family of Radio: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's Historic Broadcasts
    Thu, Nov 13, 2014


    When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before.

  • Ready to Work: Reviving Vocational Ed
    Thu, Sep 11, 2014


    Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Many experts say it's time to bring back career and technical education.

  • The New Face of College
    Thu, Sep 04, 2014


    Just 20 percent of college-goers fit the stereotype of being young, single, full-time students who finish a degree in four years. College students today are more likely to be older, part-time, working, and low-income than they were three decades ago.

  • Greater Expectations: The Challenge of the Common Core
    Thu, Aug 28, 2014


    The United States is in the midst of a huge education reform. The Common Core State Standards are a new set of expectations for what students should learn each year in school.

  • The Science of Smart
    Thu, Aug 21, 2014


    Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better.

  • Second-Chance Diploma: Examining the GED
    Sun, Sep 01, 2013


    Most test-takers hope the GED will lead to a better job or more education. But critics say the GED encourages some students to drop out of school. And research shows the credential is of little value to most people who get one.

  • One Child at a Time: Custom Learning in the Digital Age
    Thu, Aug 01, 2013


    Learning with a personal tutor is one of the oldest and best ways to learn. Hiring a tutor for every student was never a realistic option. Now, new computer programs can customize education for each child.

  • Keyboard College: How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education
    Thu, Sep 13, 2012


    Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st-century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways.

  • The Rise of Phoenix: For-Profit Universities Shake Up the Academy
    Thu, Sep 06, 2012


    For-profit colleges have deep roots in American history, but until recently they were a tiny part of the higher education landscape. Now they are big players.

  • Grit, Luck and Money: Preparing Kids for College and Getting Them Through
    Thu, Aug 30, 2012


    More people are going to college than ever before, but a lot of them aren't finishing. Low-income students, in particular, struggle to get to graduation.

  • Don't Lecture Me: Rethinking the Way College Students Learn
    Sat, Sep 03, 2011


    College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers.

  • Who Needs an English Major?
    Thu, Sep 01, 2011


    The most popular college major in America these days is business. Some students think it doesn't pay to study philosophy or history. But advocates of liberal arts programs say their graduates are still among the most likely to become leaders, and that a healthy democracy depends on citizens with a broad and deep education.

  • Some College, No Degree: Getting Adults Back to School
    Fri, Aug 12, 2011


    In an economy that increasingly demands workers with knowledge and skills, many college dropouts are being left behind.

  • Power and Smoke: A Nation Built on Coal
    Sat, Feb 12, 2011


    The production of electricity in America pumps out more greenhouse gases than all of our cars, trucks, planes, and ships combined, and half of our electricity comes from burning coal.

  • Back of the Bus: Mass Transit, Race and Inequality
    Wed, Jan 12, 2011


    Equal access to transportation was once a central issue of the Civil Rights Movement. But today, disparities still persist.

  • State of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement
    Sat, Jan 08, 2011


    Mississippi led the South in an extraordinary battle to maintain racial segregation. Whites set up powerful citizens groups and state agencies to fight the civil rights movement. Their tactics were fierce and, for a time, very effective.

  • Say It Loud: A Century of Great African-American Speeches
    Sat, Jan 01, 2011


    Titled after the classic 1969 James Brown anthem, "Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud," this anthology illuminates the ideas and debates pulsing through the black freedom struggle from the 1960s to the present. These arguments are suffused with basic questions about what it means to be black in America.

  • Say It Plain: A Century of Great African-American Speeches
    Sat, Jan 01, 2011


    Spanning the 20th century, this collection is a vivid account of how African Americans sounded the charge against racial injustice, exhorting the country to live up to its democratic principles.

  • Testing Teachers
    Thu, Aug 12, 2010


    Teachers matter. A lot. Studies show that students with the best teachers learn three times as much as students with the worst teachers. Researchers say the achievement gap between poor children and their higher-income peers could disappear if poor kids got better teachers.

  • War on Poverty
    Sat, Jun 12, 2010


    When Lyndon B. Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, he put the power of his presidency behind a remarkable series of reform initiatives. The legislation was geared toward boosting economic opportunity, a theme captured by his administration's catchphrase, the Great Society.

  • The Great Textbook War
    Tue, Jun 01, 2010


    What should children learn in school? It's a question that's stirred debate for decades, and in 1974 it led to violent protests in West Virginia. Schools were hit by dynamite, buses were riddled with bullets, and coal mines were shut down. The fight was over a new set of textbooks.

  • Workplace U
    Thu, Nov 12, 2009


    A new movement turns conventional wisdom on its head, and makes a job the ticket to an education. The idea is to turn workplaces into classrooms and marginal students into productive workers.

  • Rising By Degrees
    Sun, Nov 01, 2009


    The United States is facing a dramatic demographic challenge: Young Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the population, and they are the least likely to graduate from college.

  • Early Lessons
    Mon, Oct 12, 2009


    The Perry Preschool Project is one of the most famous education experiments of the last 50 years. The study asked a question: Can preschool boost the IQ scores of poor African-American children and prevent them from failing in school?

  • Bridge to Somewhere
    Tue, May 12, 2009


    President Barack Obama wants to create jobs by building infrastructure. So did another president. Franklin Delano Roosevelt tried to put people to work by building roads, bridges, dams, sewers, schools, hospitals and even ski jumps. The structures that New Deal agencies built transformed America.

  • A Better Life: Creating the American Dream
    Fri, May 01, 2009


    The "American dream" has powered the hopes and aspirations of Americans for generations. But what exactly is the American dream? How did we come to define it? And is it changing?

  • Hard Times in Middletown
    Sun, Apr 12, 2009


    For almost a century, Muncie, Indiana has been known as "Middletown," the quintessential American community. But now, as the rust-belt city grapples with deepening recession, many residents are losing their hold on the middle class.

  • Foreclosure City
    Wed, Apr 01, 2009


    Until recently, Las Vegas was one of the few places where the American Dream still seemed widely possible. Each month, thousands of people flocked there, lured by the promise of good jobs and a chance to own a home. It was the fastest growing city in the country. But now, Las Vegas has a new distinction: the nation's highest foreclosure rate.

  • Campaign '68
    Sun, Oct 12, 2008


    The 1968 presidential election was a watershed in American politics. After dominating the political landscape for more than a generation, the Democratic Party crumbled. Richard M. Nixon was elected president and a new era of Republican conservatism was born.

  • After the Projects
    Wed, Oct 01, 2008


    Michael Whitehead lived in Chicago's Ida B. Wells housing project for nearly 50 years. In 2008, the Chicago Housing Authority closed down Wells, as part of its "Plan for Transformation," a city-wide public housing rehabilitation effort.

  • What Killed Sergeant Gray
    Wed, Oct 01, 2008


    Sergeant Adam Gray made it home from Iraq only to die in his barracks. Investigating his death, American RadioWorks pieces together a story of soldiers suffering psychological scars - because they abused Iraqi prisoners.

  • Pueblo, USA
    Fri, Sep 12, 2008


    The nation's foreign-born population will soon surpass the 14.7 percent share reached in 1910, when the Statue of Liberty beckoned to Europe's "huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Most of the new immigrants are from Latin America.

  • Business of the Bomb
    Sat, Apr 12, 2008


    In January 2000, a German engineer living in South Africa met with a friend and business partner to hatch a deal. Gerald Wisser, a 61-year-old broker, visited his friend's pipe factory outside Johannesburg to see if his friend wanted to make a bid on a manufacturing project.

  • Gangster Confidential
    Tue, Apr 01, 2008


    Rene Enriquez was a leader in one of America's most violent gangs, the Mexican Mafia. He's serving 20 years to life in California for murders he committed for the gang.

  • King's Last March
    Wed, Mar 12, 2008


    Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

  • Design of Desire
    Mon, Nov 12, 2007


    New research is lending insight into why we want stuff that we don't need. It also explains why some people are what are called tightwads, while other people are spendthrifts. This site is about buying and selling. About why we buy, how designers and marketers influence what we buy, and how individuals are using market ideas, tricks, and tools to market themselves.

  • Wanted: Parents
    Thu, Nov 01, 2007


    Advocates for kids are trying to persuade more families to adopt teenagers. If teenagers in foster care don't find permanent families, they face a grim future. They "age out" of foster care, usually when they turn 18 years old, and many wind up on the streets. Every year, more than 24,000 American young people age out of foster care.

  • An Imperfect Revolution
    Wed, Sep 12, 2007


    In the 1970s, for the first time, large numbers of white children and black children began attending school together. It was an experience that shaped them for life.

  • Battles of Belief
    Wed, Sep 12, 2007


    America seemed united in fighting "The Good War" but not everyone fought in the same way.

  • Put to the Test
    Sat, Sep 01, 2007


    The effects of high-stakes testing on students, teachers, and schools.

  • Routes to Recovery
    Thu, Aug 02, 2007


    To mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, American RadioWorks teams up with Nick Spitzer of American Routes to find out how culture might save New Orleans.

  • Green Rush
    Wed, Aug 01, 2007


    From carbon offsets to biofuels, companies and investors are seeking riches in the fight against global warming. What happens when good deeds grapple with the realities of the free market?

  • A Burden to Be Well
    Sat, May 12, 2007


    The effects of mental illness are well documented. But until recently, there has been little said about the siblings of the mentally ill. Now researchers are starting to look at the "well-sibling" syndrome.

  • Imperial Washington
    Fri, Jan 12, 2007


    Explore the trappings of life in Congress, the pressure to raise campaign dollars and Washington's powerful world of lobbying.

  • Hearing America
    Tue, Dec 12, 2006


    A century ago, the first radio broadcasts sent music out into the air. Since then, music has dominated America's airwaves and it's been a cultural battleground.

  • Urban Shakespeare
    Tue, Dec 12, 2006


    A few "at risk" teens in Los Angeles are getting their first jobs, as working artists: studying Shakespeare and writing their own poetry and music, all while earning minimum wage.

  • Reports from a Warming Planet
    Sun, Nov 12, 2006


    The early signs of climate change are showing up across vastly differing landscapes: from melting outposts near the Arctic Circle to disappearing glaciers high in the Andes; from the rising water in the deltas of Bangladesh to the "sinking" atolls of the Pacific. Reports from a Warming Planet takes you to parts of the planet where global warming is already making changes to life and landscape, and demonstrates how climate change is no longer restricted to scientific modeling about the future. It's happening now.

  • Japan's Pop Power
    Thu, Oct 12, 2006


    To many people, global youth culture means rock and roll and other Western fashions. But for more and more young people across to world, the capital of pop culture is Tokyo. Over the past decade, Japanese video games, animation and comic books have caught fire in much of the world, including the United States.

  • Rewiring the Brain
    Tue, Sep 12, 2006


    A unique study of Romania's orphans reveals the profound effects of social deprivation on brain development.

  • The Sonic Memorial Project
    Tue, Sep 12, 2006


    Peabody-award winning documentary that chronicles the sounds and voices of the World Trade Center and its surrounding neighborhood.

  • Rebuilding Biloxi
    Sat, Aug 12, 2006


    Hurricane Katrina devastated the lives of thousands of Mississippi Gulf Coast residents. Rebuilding Biloxi tells the stories of several families in the coastal community of Biloxi, Miss., and their struggle to survive and then recover from the storm.

  • Power Trips: Congressional Staffers Share the Road
    Mon, Jun 12, 2006


    Public documents show that from 2000 through mid-2005, Capitol Hill staffers accepted nearly 17,000 free trips worth almost $30 million. Many of these trips clearly violate ethics rules designed to limit the abuse of power.

  • Vietnam and the Presidency
    Mon, Jun 12, 2006


    Four American presidents tried to end the conflict in Vietnam. The lessons they learned echo sharply today.

  • After Welfare
    Fri, May 12, 2006


    In August 1996, landmark legislation fulfilled the promise to "end welfare as we know it." Congress gave the states money to run their own programs and required them to move many welfare recipients into the workforce. Supporters declared it a new day, the beginning of self-sufficiency for poor families. Others warned the action would push women and children into the streets, perhaps by the millions.

  • Bankrupt
    Wed, Apr 12, 2006


    Americans are going broke in record numbers. In 2005 Congress overhauled the bankruptcy system to stem the tide of filings. What's behind the boom in going bust?

  • Logging On and Losing Out
    Sun, Mar 12, 2006


    Internet poker has taken America by storm. Three-quarters of high school and college kids are gambling on a regular basis. But adolescents are far more vulnerable to getting addicted to gambling than adults. And with Internet companies making millions from online gamblers, there's little incentive or legal controls to restrict youth gambling.

  • Unmasking Stalin
    Sun, Feb 12, 2006


    On February 25, 1956, former Kremlin leader Nikita Khrushchev revealed and denounced, for the first time in the history of the Soviet Union, the crimes of his predecessor, Joseph Stalin, dramatically shifting Soviet Russia's course, stirring a human rights movement, and opening the door to the eventual collapse of the USSR.

  • Intelligent Designs on Evolution
    Thu, Jan 12, 2006


    How a rival concept about the origins of life is defying the cornerstone of biology.

  • Las Vegas
    Sun, Nov 13, 2005


    Trace Las Vegas' evolution from a remote railroad town to a mobster metropolis, to its current incarnation as an adult-themed resort town that nearly two million people call home.

  • Power Trips: Pombo in the Gray
    Thu, Oct 13, 2005


    Tax law prohibits members of Congress from taking international trips paid for by private foundations, but Republican Richard Pombo may have done just that.

  • Finding Home
    Thu, Oct 13, 2005


    More than 20,000 foreign children are adopted by Americans every year. Most come from poor and troubled parts of the world, and a life in America offers new hope. But it also means separation from their birth culture. Finding Home: Fifty Years of International Adoption explores the pull of adoption across lives and borders.

  • No Place for a Woman
    Tue, Sep 13, 2005


    In the 1970s, women began breaking into male-dominated professions as never before. Women took jobs as police officers, lawyers and steelworkers. Across the country, the first women in male bastions faced a hostile reception. In the iron mines of northern Minnesota, women were harassed, threatened and assaulted. Their fight to keep their jobs broke new legal ground and helped change the workplace forever.

  • Married to the Military
    Wed, Jul 13, 2005


    The United States is making huge demands on its military people, the toughest since the Vietnam War. But most soldiers during Vietnam were young, single men. Today, in the all-volunteer military, about half of all service people are married with children, so the burdens of fighting these wars are shared back home.

  • Power Trips: Chilled Travel
    Wed, Jul 13, 2005


    How has all the recent news about congressional travel changed the travel habits of those in Congress?

  • Power Trips: The Lobbyists' Loophole
    Mon, Jun 13, 2005


    Over the past few years, private groups have payed for more than 4,800 trips by members of Congress at a cost of $14 million.

  • Global 3.0
    Fri, May 13, 2005


    For many, globalization has meant rich countries getting richer at the expense of the poor. Today, it's not that simple.

  • The Cost of Corruption
    Fri, May 13, 2005


    Corruption skims billions from the global economy, locking millions of people in poverty. But a worldwide movement is fighting back.

  • A Mind of Their Own
    Wed, Apr 13, 2005


    Most children can be volatile at some point in their development, with no particular cause for worry. But at what point do irritability, mood swings, and tantrums constitute a mental illness? Up to half a million children are believed to have bipolar illness. This is the story of three of those children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.

  • Locked Down
    Sun, Mar 13, 2005


    The supermax prison was designed to incapacitate dangerous criminals by locking them down in stark isolation. But do they live up to their promise?

  • No Place To Hide
    Thu, Jan 13, 2005


    President Bush has admitted ordering intelligence agencies to electronically spy on American citizens without court oversight since 9/11. Such monitoring of suspected terrorists affects thousands of people. But unknown to most people, the government has also turned to the nation's burgeoning data industry to track millions of people in the name of homeland security. So for most Americans, there is no place to hide.

  • The Surprising Legacy of Y2K
    Tue, Jan 11, 2005


    Five years after the hoopla and warnings about Y2K, many still dismiss it as a hoax, scam, or non-event. But in reality, Y2K was not only a real threat narrowly averted, it also led to changes in how we look at technology and economic shifts that are still being felt today. For the fifth anniversary of Y2K, we look at the history and the legacy of the millennium bug.

  • Justice for Sale?
    Sun, Jan 02, 2005


    Thirty-eight states have elections for state courts around the country. These days, those races are getting more expensive, and can even run into the millions of dollars. Much of that money comes from special interests trying to elect candidates to the courts. That raises alarms bells about the independence of the judiciary, and calls for reform.

  • Carving Up the Vote
    Mon, Dec 13, 2004


    One hugely influential issue in the last election got little attention: gerrymandering. Politicians have been tinkering with the boundaries of their electoral districts for decades, but in the last five years, the practice has exploded, and it led to the least competitive race for the U.S. House of Representatives in memory.

  • Is Wal-Mart Good for America?
    Sat, Nov 13, 2004


    They were the kings of corporate America, but over the past 25 years, American manufacturers have lost that position of power. Today, America's largest private sector employer is Wal-Mart, a retailer so large, it virtually dictates many decisions manufacturers make, and is pushing American production overseas.

  • The Choice 2004, Part 2
    Tue, Nov 02, 2004


    Two candidates for President, offering two directions for America. They are men of the same generation, Yale graduates from privileged New England families. But they took starkly different paths as they formed their values and politics. In this report, a dual biography of George W. Bush and John Kerry, and how their distinctive histories and personalities would shape their approach to the presidency.

  • The Choice 2004, Part 1
    Mon, Nov 01, 2004


    Two candidates for President, offering two directions for America. They are men of the same generation, Yale graduates from privileged New England families. But they took starkly different paths as they formed their values and politics. In this report, a dual biography of George W. Bush and John Kerry, and how their distinctive histories and personalities would shape their approach to the presidency.

  • Red Runs the Vistula
    Mon, Sep 13, 2004


    Five years after the start of World War II, the people of Warsaw rose up against the German occupation of their city. The uprising was meant to last just 48 hours. Instead, it went on for two months. A quarter of a million people were killed and the Polish capital was razed to the ground. It was one of the great tragedies of World War II, and yet it is rarely talked about outside Poland.

  • Witnesses to Terror
    Mon, Sep 13, 2004


    During an 18-month investigation, the 9/11 Commission heard extraordinary testimony about the terrorist attacks on America. Witnesses told stories of lucky breaks and deadly errors. The commission pieced together new evidence and new details to tell the most complete story to date of the al Qaeda plot.

  • Suffering For Two
    Fri, Aug 13, 2004


    More women than ever are taking antidepressant medication, including more pregnant women. For those trying to weigh the danger of fetal exposure to medication against the risk of a mother's relapse into depression, scientists offer mixed or even conflicting advice.

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