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What can we learn from China's "military-like" classrooms?

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In 2010, Chinese-American journalist Lenora Chu moved with her family to Shanghai where students regularly have some of the top math and reading test scores in the world. When her then-3-year-old son was admitted to a prestigious Shanghai preschool, Chu was quickly confronted with the stark differences between American classrooms …

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Drones help elevate Rwanda's health care

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This is part of CNET’s Road Trip 2017 summer series “The Smartest Stuff,” about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter. At one time, the only way to get from Kintobo to the hospital was by foot. The small village lies 7,700 …

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Report: Evidence of spills during floods at toxic site

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PASADENA, Texas — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show black-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing …

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U.S., Cuban officials to discuss "health attacks"

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Cuban and U.S. officials will meet in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss the mysterious attacks that affected at least 21 Americans who suffered a range of injuries while working at the U.S. embassy in Cuba, CBS News has learned. A statement to CBS News from a U.S. State Department spokesperson …

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