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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces. By midday, the neighborhood was in riot.
 

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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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Nov 22, 2013 — NPR is pleased to be one of the first audio partners with Google Newsstand, where you're now able to read NPR stories, listen and engage, on and offline.
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Mar 21, 2013 — The company's long-term position in the smartphone market is complicated because of its historical association with hardware. One analyst says that what really matters to consumers are the software and new experiences.
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Oct 23, 2012 — Researchers have found dozens of free apps on iPhones and Androids that promote and glamorize smoking. Many of the apps target children and teens by using cartoons, celebrities and games. Health experts say these apps, downloaded by millions of people, violate bans on tobacco advertising.
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Oct 28, 2011 — The new Google Wallet app lets shoppers who own Android smartphones pay at the counter with a mere wave at the cash register — and without receiving a pocketful of change in return. It's a sign that the use of smartphones as wallets is finally catching on in America.
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Apr 1, 2011 — NPR News for Android 2.0. A rebuilt and redesigned app to give you a new NPR experience. A new interface with new features and the same great stories.
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Feb 12, 2011 — With the end of AT&T's exclusive hold on the iPhone, one customer reflects on a painful breakup.
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Dec 15, 2010 — Android phones and iPhones could be standard kit for the Army's soldiers if tests show that they are ready for combat.
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Nov 30, 2010 — Electronics pioneer Motorola Inc. will divide itself on January 4, 2011, becoming Motorola Mobility and Motorola solutions.
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Jun 7, 2010 — While the Apple iPhone hogs the spotlight, Google's Android platform is quietly winning fans with its style, substance and low cost.
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Jun 2, 2010 — NPR launched its Android app six months ago. Now we want you to help make it better. Join our open source community.
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