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The Chilean government has issued its first request for outside help. Kevin Casas-Zamora, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, talks with Tess Vigeland about how Chile is handling the aftermath of the earthquake and why it's hesitant to ask for aid.
The Credit Card Reform Act is designed to protect consumers from things like unauthorized overdraft fees and other penalties. It has cost credit companies a boatload, but they've already found ways to make up for it. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Taking a lesson from classic pianist Frederic Chopin would have cost 20 francs back in the 19th century. For their series, "Radio Chopin," classical station WDAV looked into how much that adds up to. Jennifer Foster reports.
For the first time in 10 years there hasn't been a State of the Black Union meeting to discuss everything from politics to art. Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College for Women, talks with Kai Ryssdal about some of the challenges for African Americans in this new decade.
People go to the doctor to get better, but sometimes patients get new infections when they step inside a hospital. One hospital is trying to improve health by design. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Marketplace for Monday, March 1, 2010