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Rice: White House Summit To Show Africa's Potential To Investors

Steve Inskeep talks with White House Senior Advisor Susan Rice about the Africa Summit underway in Washington. She'll also address other matters now pressing on the Obama administration.
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DOJ Probe Reveals Use Of Excessive Force At New York Prison

The Justice Department found constitutional rights violations of adolescent inmates at Rikers Island. Corrections officers are said to use solitary confinement as a first-resort disciplinary action.
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Self-Storage Operators Top List Of Best Alternative Investments

Bloomberg Markets has an annual list that ranks the best-performing alternative investments. To learn where you may want to store your money, Steve Inskeep talks to Devin Banerjee, of Bloomberg News.
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Obama To Host White House Dinner For Africa Heads Of State

After Tuesday's Africa summit sessions, the White House is preparing to give a dinner for the heads of state and the chairman of the African Union.
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Obama Touts Improved Climate For U.S. Businesses

In an interview with The Economist, President Obama said no matter how you look at it, the U.S. economy is better off than when he took office, and that most U.S. businesses have done well.
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Phosphorous Fed Algae Bloom Threatened Toledo's Tap Water

Linda Wertheimer talks to USDA expert Steve Davis about fertilizer runoff in Lake Erie. Excess phosphorous fed the algae bloom that resulted in a tap water ban over the weekend in Toledo, Ohio.
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When Kids Start Playing To Win

And, what the adults in their lives should do about it.
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A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. It's doing so by giving patients personalized attention.
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From 'Good Times' To 'Honey Boo Boo': Who Is Poor On TV?

What do sitcoms, dramas and reality TV say about poor people? For our yearlong series exploring poverty, NPR's Elizabeth Blair takes a look at the television shows that place the poor center stage.
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After A Decade, Comet-Chasing Spacecraft Nearly There

The European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission has taken the long way to reach Comet 67/P. Later this week, it will finally arrive.

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