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Global Politics

Problem with the PlayPump

A water pump built into a children's merry-go-round. The idea was simple: It was meant to provide clean water for thousands of African villages. Philanthropists loved it. Until it fell apart. Amy Costello's gives us an update on today's show.

Global Politics

Geo quiz

Now, a national holiday is one of the clues to our geo quiz. We are looking for an East African country marking 50 years of independence today.

Conflict & Justice

George Papandreou's dilemma

Greece's Prime Minister faces an enormous challenge to rein in his country's enormous debt. But to do that, George Papandreou has to face the legacy of corruption widely identified with his father. Joanne Kakissis reports from Athens.