A Fine Balance

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We’ll look at the worldwide trend of parents choosing to have boys rather than girls, and what the consequences of a global gender imbalance could be. Former Major League baseball player Jim Leyritz talks about his professional highs and lows—on and off the field. Eilen Jewell and her band perform songs from her new album, “Queen of the Minor Key.” On Underreported, find out what the WikiLeaks cables reveal about diplomatic attitudes toward Haiti. And Backstory looks at Yemen’s next-door neighbor, the isolated kingdom of Oman.