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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff, whom the group threatened to kill two weeks ago.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jan 22, 2013 — Numb thumbs didn't stop the NPR crew from being part of the social media buzz during yesterday's 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. See special behind-the-scenes (and above-the-stage) photos from our team reporting yesterday's inaugural ceremonies.
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Jan 22, 2013 — Hundreds of thousands of people turned out in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration festivities. And boy, were they hungry. We tracked down the good stuff for you in pictures.
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Jan 21, 2013 — The first lady is well known for her wardrobe choices, and for the inauguration, Michelle Obama showed off her ability to make multiple style statements during a single day.
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Jan 21, 2013 — Along the streets of the nation's capital, visitors prepare for inauguration ceremonies.
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Jan 21, 2013 — The president will take the oath of office and deliver his second inaugural address at midday. We'll be live blogging. Among the highlights: The president's remarks, which are due to begin at noon ET; performances by singers James Taylor, Kelly Clarkson and Beyonce; inaugural poet Richard Blanco.
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Jan 17, 2013 — Your complaints are heard. Or at least those of some of us. The NPR newsroom announced today that it will no longer refer on-air to the president as "Mr." in second references. The current president and his successors will be called by their last name, like the rest of us. But his wife is still "Mrs." And when there is a woman president? Oh, the gender conundrums.
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Jan 8, 2013 — Myrlie Evers-Williams will deliver the invocation at President Obama's inauguration, reportedly becoming the first woman, and someone other than clergy, to say the prayer that precedes the ceremonial oath of office. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Jan 16, 2009 — In case you haven't seen my tweets about it yet, Inauguration Report is now live. We've managed to create a variety of ways for you to share your inauguration experiences, from text messaging to an iPhone app. CBS News and American University are ...
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Dec 31, 2008 — The presidential inauguration is less than a month away and the NPR social media desk is kicking it into high-gear to figure out how we can get all of you involved in our inauguration coverage. We're also looking for some techies who can help make...
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