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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jun 16, 2014 — The singer performs with the ease and swagger of a man comfortable in his ways. He carries his songs the way he carries his old guitar: out in the open, no case, almost as an extension of his body.
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Jun 14, 2014 — A classical virtuoso and an equally captivating flamenco player combine for a set of duets. Whether playing music by Bach or Pea, they're undeniably brilliant.
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Jun 7, 2014 — A quirky and wistful performer with a string section, McLaughlin makes music like few others. Listening feels as if you've entered her meticulously decorated living room.
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Jun 2, 2014 — Watch the celebrated pianist play Bach's Two-part Inventions, which can zing with the speed of a sewing machine, or unfold slowly like a gentle aria.
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May 31, 2014 — Molina sounds as if she'd been raised by wolves and discovered the world of music on her own. She takes familiar elements and renders them bewildering, attractive and polished.
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May 27, 2014 — Andrew Hozier-Byrne, a 24-year-old Irish singer-guitarist, wraps his rich, vital, soulful voice around songs rooted in the blues. Here, Hozier and his band perform in the NPR Music offices.
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May 24, 2014 — The Lebanese singer-songwriter, one of the most groundbreaking musicians in the Middle East, plays stripped-down versions of three songs from her current album, Ya Nass.
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May 20, 2014 — The band makes the kind of music that can restore your faith in humanity — for at least as long as it takes you to watch this uplifting performance in the NPR Music offices.
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May 17, 2014 — In Elizabethan England, it was hip to have the blues. Watch the British countertenor mine the art of John Dowland's melancholy songs. He's joined by Thomas Dunford, "the Eric Clapton of the lute."
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May 15, 2014 — After a childhood in Mexicali listening to the Man in Black, Juan Cirerol became a rock 'n' roll nomad. He recently invited Alt.Latino and Fusion to his house to play his music and introduce himself.
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