Autism Now: Exploring the 'Phenomenal' Increase in U.S. Prevalence

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Thursday on the NewsHour, the U.S. admits it accidentally killed two Western hostages in Pakistan in a drone attack.

April 22, 2015

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April 20, 2015

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4/28/15 6:00 PM
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4/29/15 3:00 AM
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In the second report in his Autism Now series, Robert MacNeil investigates why the number of children with autism is increasing in the U.S. MacNeil meets children at different points on the autismspectrum and gets several views on the increase in prevalence -- from better diagnosis to a variety of environmental factors.

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