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Development & Education

'Student loans? We'll pay 'em,' say cities trying to fight brain drain

In an effort to keep young, highly educated people in their communities, rural areas and small cities are turning to incentives to tip the balance in their favor. Now, communities in Kansas, New York and other places across the country are offering, for example, to pay off student loans for people who put down roots in these less popular places.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

Today's answer is Yinlong Island, also known as Tarabarov Island. The island is located at the confluence of two rivers along the eastern border between Russia and China. The two nations have just settled a long border dispute involving the island. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Professor Shannon O'Lear, who specializes in Russian and Central Eurasian geography.