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Chicago's Gang Violence Limits Kids Mobility  |   

Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Gates of Youth Advocate Programs, a lifelong resident of one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, about the changing nature and daily experience of violence there.

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash  |   

The oil giant is paying billions of dollars to businesses hurt by the 2010 spill. But BP refuses to pay business owners hurt by a government drilling moratorium that was put in place after the spill.

A Teenager In The 1950s, Extreme Sledding For The Air Force  |   

Fresh out of school, Alton Yates needed to make money, so he signed up for the Air Force. His job? Riding rocket-propelled sleds, to help test whether high-speed space travel would be safe for humans.

Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty  |   

Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.

Rats! New York City Tries To Drain Rodent 'Reservoirs'  |   

Health officials want to reduce the rat population, so they're hiring extra exterminators, sealing up holes and teaching regular New Yorkers how to make homes and gardens less rat-friendly.

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