- Newsmaker: Drug Makers Sue South African Government - Pharmaceutical companies have filed suit against a South African law that permits importation of new cheap, generic drugs for the treatment of AIDS. Simon Barber, of South Africa's Business Day, updates us on the precedent setting case which pits constitutionally protected right against international trade rules.
- Reporter's Notebook: A College Major in Golf - There's a growing number of golf courses across the US. In response, nine higher institutes of education are offering a degree in golf, and 1400 "Tigermania" majors are putting their way through undergraduate school. The Wall Street Journal's James Sterba updates us on this winning sports management program.
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Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
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