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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts met recently on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to come up with ways to resolve their countries' dispute over Ukraine.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Plumbing

Aug 26, 2011 — An inside look at production support at NPR.org.
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Mar 17, 2011 — Recently, the development team at NPR revamped the inner workings of the API.
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Jan 24, 2011 — Just a warning, this is going to delve pretty deeply into the technical issues of rendering HTML on a complex, data-driven website. I think we do it in a way that Web developers might find interesting.
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Nov 11, 2010 — NPR.org is expanding the use of semantic URLs to the majority of our website starting today.
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Nov 19, 2009 — Under the best circumstances, in a web site as complex and busy as NPR's, problems will occur. Some of them are are avoidable, such as bugs in our code. And some of them are environmental issues, such as a network problem or database failure. Ofte...
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Oct 9, 2009 — NPR is assembling an extraordinary group of technologists, entrepreneurs and innovators in San Francisco to spend the day thinking — in public — about what's ahead.
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Aug 4, 2009 — Along with the other changes we made during the NPR.org, we've also updated our media player, including making it faster and embeddable.
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Jun 17, 2009 — NPR.org has a new search engine powered by Google's Search Appliance that allows for better tuning by non-technical staff. This is a key philosphy of the team which is to build tools that other's can use to provide 'self service' .
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Feb 4, 2009 — One of the most important things for content producers is to remain relevant to their users. With content becoming more readily available to these users through distribution channels, it is up to these content producers to make sure the content i...
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Jan 12, 2009 — NPR's Station Finder Map re-launched about two weeks ago. This post explains more about how the map works and about the data that supports.
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