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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.

Politics

Hope for Haiti?

The horrific images coming out of Haiti aren't altogether unfamiliar. The impoverished country was nearly synonymous with tragedy for years. But last year optimism was beginning to blossom for some Haiti watchers. Amy Bracken has this reporter's notebook.

Science, Tech & Environment

Haitian self-reliance

Haitian President Rene Preval has made an urgent appeal for more tents to house up to a million people left homeless by the quake two weeks ago. However not all Haitians are simply waiting for help from the outside, as WAMU's Sabri Ben Achour reports.

Politics

Polio reappearing

The battle to eradicate polio is suffering some major setbacks, including new cases in Russia and Tajikistan. The World's Katy Clark reports that some experts are now rethinking the war on polio.