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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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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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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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Obama Touts Improved Climate For U.S. Businesses

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

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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African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching

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

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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African Leaders: We Need High-Tech Help To Stop Elephant Poaching

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

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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Obama Touts Improved Climate For U.S. Businesses

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

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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4 African Leaders Discuss Elephant Poaching On Capitol Hill

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

African leaders are working on new strategies to breakup illegal wildlife trafficking. The first steps involve better communication among the affected countries.

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A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:44am

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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A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:44am

In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. They're doing it by giving patients personalized attention.

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Mississippi Senate Race, Held Weeks Ago, Subject To Fresh Challenge

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:01pm

Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He has complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a sham and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.

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Mississippi Senate Race, Held Weeks Ago, Subject To Fresh Challenge

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:01pm

Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He's complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a "sham" and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.

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Border Action Spurs Rick Perry From Also-Ran To 2016 Contender

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:22pm

A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.

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Border Action Spurs Rick Perry From Also-Ran To 2016 Contender

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:22pm

A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.

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Jim Brady, Press Secretary Turned Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 3:18pm

Jim Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head by a gunman trying to assassinate President Reagan, has died at age 73. NPR's Brian Naylor reports on a man whose later life was dedicated to changing gun laws.

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Jim Brady, Press Secretary Turned Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 3:18pm

Jim Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head by a gunman trying to assassinate President Reagan, has died at age 73. NPR's Brian Naylor reports on a man whose later life was dedicated to changing gun laws.

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James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:09pm

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

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James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:09pm

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:06am

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:06am

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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