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President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sign the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in Prague on April 8, 2010.
President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sign the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in Prague on April 8, 2010. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images
Foster Kids Face Tough Odds After Age 18
Young people in foster care are often moved from home to home sometimes for years. And for most foster kids, the day they age out of the system, usually at 18 years old, they're on their own to find a place to live, to manage their finances, and to find ways to continue their education. New research shows that fewer than half of former foster youth are employed at 23 and 24, and only 6 percent have finished college.
Avoiding Red Lights: There's An App For That
There are lots of iPhone apps that help us with driving — for finding locations, getting directions, and accessing live traffic reports. But avoiding red lights along the way? Well, now there's an app for that, too. Neal Conan talks with Matt Ginsberg of OnTime Systems, Inc. about his company's new product — and their plan to make traveling from point A to point B a bit quicker for all of us.
START Treaty Signed, What's Different?
Today, the U.S. and Russia signed a new treaty to reduce nuclear arms. At the same time, the Obama administration has finally unveiled its plans to revamp the way in which the U.S. would use nuclear weapons. The Nuclear Posture Review took a year to draft, and in what's being presented as a break from the past, makes a pledge to non-nuclear states that the U.S. won't use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against them.
WikiLeaks Makes News
Earlier this week, a classified video depicting the slaying of civilians by U.S. military in a neighborhood in Baghdad was released. The organization that publicized the video is called The Sunshine Press... or WikiLeaks. It's founded by a mix of computer programmers, academics and journalists and serves as a repository for classified material. Today, we take your questions about WikiLeaks.