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August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to the chairman of the Senate committee that oversees the agency. Sen. Dianne Feinstein had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it, but an inquiry concluded that some CIA officials had in fact done so.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country, where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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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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