Conflict & Justice

Eunice Kennedy's Legacy

88-year-old Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of President John F. Kennedy and former Senator Robert F. Kennedy, died early this morning. She was also the founder of the Special Olympics. The Takeaway speaks to Brady Lum, president of the Special Olympics.

Global Politics

Clinton in Congo

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo today, highlighting the need for a response to the epidemic levels of sexual violence. The World's Jeb Sharp has details.

Health & Medicine

On the Frontlines of the Flu Fight

Researchers are developing H1N1 vaccines, but the only way to verify that the immunizations are safe is to test them on human volunteers. The Takeaway talks to one such subject, Gordon Potts, and to Mark Mulligan of the Emory Vaccine Center.

Global Politics

Hillary Clinton in South Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa today as part of her 11-day tour of the African continent. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Fabricius, foreign editor of the Johannesburg Star.

Global Politics

A DDT debate in Uganda

In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Lead in water underreported

A Congressional investigation found twice as many Washington D.C. children had high blood lead levels during the city's water crises than the Centers for Disease Control previously reported. Living on Earth reports.

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