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The Future of Public Housing

The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.

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Technology

Cool new tech toys debut at CES in Las Vegas

At the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the frenzied masses were treated to hydrogen-powered vehicles, drones, ultra-high-def TVs, Internet-connected appliances and, of course, smartphones and smart everything else. Here are some of the biggest hits.

Technology

Here comes an energy efficiency revolution

Energy-saving, environmentally friendly devices are starting to work their way into the consumer market, and many were on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Shows. But to make sure they sell, their manufacturers are leaving the efficiency out of their sales pitches.

Education

Should public money be used for private school?

Nevada has the worst-performing schools in the United States. One solution: A new law that would provide taxpayer money for kids to attend private schools. Opponents argue that the law discriminates against low-income people, including immigrants.