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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Hudson River?first explored by Henry Hudson 400 years ago. Anchor Marco Werman gets a historical sketch of the exploration from Tom Lewis, author of The Hudson: A History.

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Onion story

Corrections are part of the news business. But a couple of newspapers in Bangladesh are apologizing for making a BIG mistake this week. Here's a quick summary. They printed a story; the problem was� the story came from satirical news website, The Onion.


Harsh realities in children's books

The BBC's Mark Coles reports on the rise of so-called ?misery literature' for children, books that depict real-life tragedy, including events such as the Iraq war. Are trauma and despair the right stuff for kids' books?