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Scientists are working to breed pandas in captivity, train them to live in the wild and then hopefully release them. Photographer Ami Vitale spent three years getting to know the bears and scientists.

After complaints, Pretoria High is under pressure to look at its policies for black students, who say they should be able to wear natural hair and speak their native languages.

Donald Trump campaigned in Detroit Saturday as part of his effort to gain support from African-American voters, who so far have shown low levels of support.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit Oklahoma on Saturday morning. StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Joe Wertz talks about earthquakes and their connections to oil and gas production.

Soccer teams in the English Premier League have spent about $1.3 billion to sign new players. Roger Bennett of NBC Sports' Men in Blazers explains why so much money is being invested in soccer.

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. discusses the department's latest rules to make school funding more equal. Republicans and teachers unions have criticized the rules.

August was the deadliest month in Chicago in 20 years. Father Mike Pfleger, ESPN's Lonnae O'Neal, Andre Hamlin, Carl Bell, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson talk about the reasons for the violence.

Black Star News' Milton Allimadi, author Valeria Luiselli, Syrian refugee Asmaa Albukaie, and activist Chih Wu Chang are all immigrants. They discuss U.S. foreign policy and life in the U.S.

There's a national trend in education to clearly document and measure what's taught, keeping teachers accountable. In some cases, it's overwhelming and driving good veteran teachers away.

Early voting starts at the end of September. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Professor Paul Gronke of Reed College about the effect early voting could have on election results.

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