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World Cup memorable matches: Uruguay v Hungary 1954

In many regards the 1954 World Cup can be looked back on as the greatest ever. It was the first time that matches were shown live on television, it boasted more goals per game than any other edition in history, and it had a final that was truly memorable with a late twist in the tale.<p>Yet even in …

Why world is overtaking America

<i>Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>The single biggest force behind falling American rankings on education and skills is not that the United States is doing things much worse, but that other countries have caught up and are doing better. The American system of …

Analyst: America's middle class falling behind

<i>Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>Fareed Zakaria speaks with David Leonhardt, editor of the <i>New York Times</i>’ ‘The Upshot,’ about his latest research – and why the American middle class may no longer be the richest in the world. Watch the video for the full</b> …

America's middle class losing ground

America's middle class has been the envy of the world for decades. But a comprehensive new study suggests that America has lost yet another number one ranking – its middle class is no longer the richest in the world.<p>Fareed spoke with the <i>New York Times</i>’ David Leonhardt. Watch the full interview here.

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …