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  • A homeless man panhandles in San Francisco.


Is San Francisco Effectively Fighting Homelessness?

Today at 9:00am

San Francisco spends about $485,000 daily to house and help the homeless. We examine how that money is being spent and the efficacy of the city's efforts to combat homelessness.

  • Photojournalist Tyler Hicks on the frontline in Libya

Fresh Air

Photojournalist Tyler Hicks

Today at 1:00pm

The New York Times' Tyler Hicks was just awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Nairobi Mall siege where shoppers were massacred by extremists. Hicks was held hostage himself while reporting from Libya.

  • Salman Khan

Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Salman Khan

Tonight at 8:00pm

Educator, entrepreneur and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan has so transformed the education landscape that TIME and Forbes have named him to their list of 100 Most Influential People in the world.

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