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As Cease-Fire Holds, Gaza Devastation Can Be Tallied

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

Israeli forces suffered many more causalities than they did in the last big operation there. But they were dwarfed by casualties in Gaza. The U.N. says most of those who died were civilians.

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Scandal Threatens Montana Democrats Hold On U.S. Senate Seat

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

There are calls for Sen. John Walsh to drop out of the U.S. Senate race. Walsh is at the center of allegations that he plagiarized a good portion of his thesis while attending the Army War College.

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Nigeria's Turmoil Fails To Deter Interest From Investors

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian business mogul and self described Africapitalist. As African Leaders meet in Washington, Elumelu talks to Steve Inskeep about the importance of entrepreneurs to Africa.

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Summit Focuses Investors On Africa's Energy Opportunities

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

The U.S., World Bank and private companies are announcing billions of dollars in investment in Africa. President Obama says the U.S. wants to be a good partner with Africa.

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Missouri Farm Amendment Pits Farmer Against Farmer

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right to farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:49am

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:05am

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?

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Boy Takes Toy ATV For A Spin On Bronx River Parkway

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:32am

Grown-up drivers protected the boy by surrounding his slow-moving vehicle with their own, according to the Journal News.

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Inn Takes Down Tongue-In-Cheek Post

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:29am

The Union Street Guest House had a policy posted online saying guests would be fine $500 for posting negative views, according to the New York Post. The inn says it wasn't serious.

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Israeli Attacks In Gaza Crush Sukar Family's Nut Business

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a three-day ceasefire. Even if this one holds, the death toll may still rise as bodies continue to be found. And the tally of homes and businesses destroyed has just begun.

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Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Seems To Be Holding

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

A 72-hour cease-fire has taken hold in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. David Greene talks to Nick Casey, a reporter with "The Wall Street Journal."

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India Finds Unique Way To Solve Monkey Problem

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

They terrorize Parliament, lay waste to government office buildings and attack when attacked. In New Delhi, monkeys have been a menace for decade, and the city's bureaucrats think they have a solution. They've hired men to mimic the sounds of the even more menacing langur monkeys to scare off the macaque monkeys driving everyone to distraction.

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Phosphorous Fed Algae Bloom Threatened Toledo's Tap Water

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

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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Obama Hosts White House Dinner For African Heads Of State

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner.

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

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

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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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Self-Storage Operators Top List Of Best Alternative Investments

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

"Bloomberg Markets" magazine puts together an annual list that ranks the best-performing alternative investments. That includes things like investing in art and wine. To learn more about where you may want to store your money, Steve Inskeep talks to Devin Banerjee, the U.S. investing reporter from Bloomberg News.

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Correction To Monday's Grand Canyon Story

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

Monday on this program, we incorrectly reported that developers eyeing land on the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon hoped to include a casino in a proposed development. David Greene reports no casino is part of the plan.

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Tribune Publishing Debuts On New York Stock Exchange

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

The stock for a new publishing company with a very long history begins trading Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. After more than 150 years in business, media giant Tribune Company has split in two, and its newspapers are now a stand-alone business.

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It's Bananas: India Hires 'Monkey Mimics' To Scare Away Real Ones

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

New Delhi has tried countless schemes to control rambunctious monkeys. The latest: 40 men roam the streets, mimicking the call of the menacing langur monkey in an attempt to scare off other monkeys.

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