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PODCAST: The suburb revival

Adriene Hill | Apr 28, 2015
Oil company profits, Japan's currency, and millennials in the suburbs.

Find the AP participation rate at your high school

Dan Hill and Cindy Santini | Apr 28, 2015
Compare, by race, the percentage of students enrolled in your high school with the percentage enrolled in at least one an AP class.

Donations pour in for Nepal

Mitchell Hartman | Apr 28, 2015
How does aid money reach people on the ground?
Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Adriene Hill | Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.

Japan's trade negotiations may be troubled by currency

Tracey Samuelson | Apr 28, 2015
Some are claiming the Bank of Japan is manipulating currency.

GDP in Portlandia

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Apr 28, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
Nepalese rescue personnel and volunteers observe damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, Nepal, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country.

On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal

Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios | Apr 27, 2015
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.
A boat transporting migrants arrives in the port of Messina (Italy) after a rescue operation at sea on April 18, 2015 in Sicily.

Service Info: It's like Yelp...but for refugees

Kai Ryssdal and Gina Delvac | Apr 27, 2015
The IRC unveils a Yelp-like service for refugees

Chipotle goes GMO-free, except for the meat

Dan Weissmann | Apr 27, 2015
Animals raised on a GMO-free diet are too hard to come by.
Sometimes airlines overbook their flights, but there's a reason.

Why in the world do airlines overbook tickets?

Sabri Ben-Achour | Apr 27, 2015
It's intentional, and not totally evil — it might even be good.
Posted In: Airlines, big data, tickets