What do you do if your country is extremely rich and wants to give its college students a first-rate education without leaving home? Qatar has imported a host of U.S. universities that include Georgetown, Northwestern and Cornell.
A man walks along a pathway at the Texas A&M University campus in Doha, Qatar.
High school students from Lancaster, Calif., held yard sales and bake sales to raise money to build a new house for Iraq War veteran Jerrell Hancock, center. Unlike Hancock's current mobile home, the new house will be wheelchair-accessible.
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Ben Stiller has revisited James Thurber's henpecked daydreamer Walter Mitty in a new film that lets him become more conventionally heroic. NPR's Bob Mondello charts the character's changing fortunes over the years.
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The Bombardier Challenger 300 is one of the most popular midsize business jets in production. Canada-based Bombardier has boomed in the two decades since the North American Free Trade Agreement was signed.