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An Iranian's Canada-Council-funded project is still slated to be destroyed because of Canada's import ban on products from Iran, which has the Canada Council as well as the artist mystified.
It's been nearly a year since the death of Sammy Yatim. The eighteen-year-old man was shot eight times by a Toronto police officer on a streetcar. Another officer tasered Yatim as he lay dying. Yatim was holding a knife and witnesses said he had expos

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A powerful politician kills a bill that advocates say would have protected veterans

Many for-profit colleges have been frozen out of the federal student financial aid pipeline, because they feel to meet certain standards. But those standards don't apply through funds veterans receive under the G.I. Bill. A pair of California legislators tried to change that, but they were batted down by a powerful politician — with ties to the for-profit college industry.

John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry has returned to his roots in public radio — where he was one of the medium's original innovators — after 15 years in network and cable television. During his time at ABC and NBC, he earned four Emmy Awards, three Peabody Awards, an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Casey Medal.