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Bringing A Bookstore To The Bronx

Jul 29, 2017

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Nearly a million and a half people live in the Bronx. And since the end of last year, there hasn't been a single general interest bookstore in the New York City borough to serve them. But a Bronx entrepreneur is working on changing that. From New York, Rick Karr reports.

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Kenya's Rising Political Star

Jul 22, 2017

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The Total Eclipse Of 1878

Jul 15, 2017

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The Unconventional Poetry Of Tyehimba Jess

Jul 15, 2017

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Life As A 'Drone Warrior'

Jul 8, 2017

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What To Watch This Summer

Jul 8, 2017

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Today marks the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from Great Britain to China. China's Xi Jinping celebrated with a visit to the city.

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PRESIDENT XI JINPING: (Speaking Chinese).

Saturday Sports: The NBA Draft

Jun 24, 2017

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DA Will Seek Retrial In Cosby Case

Jun 17, 2017

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