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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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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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100 Words: Photographers Speak

Jun 11, 2013 — Photographer Joao Pina is traveling around South America, gathering portraits and testaments about a dark chapter in history.
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Jun 4, 2013 — Giovanni Cocco has a sister named Monia, who has been disabled since birth. He says photographing her is a way to understand her.
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May 14, 2013 — Photographer Hajime Kimura says he hopes to bring awareness "to the life and use of horses in Japan."
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Apr 24, 2013 — A young photographer documents Mongolia, portraying a changing economic and cultural landscape.
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Feb 8, 2013 — Above Russia's Arctic Circle are cities that were built on the coal industry, and are fading in its wake.
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Jan 23, 2013 — A photo essay explores how young girls face questions about identity in a country that's redefining itself.
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Jan 10, 2013 — Photographer Roberto Guerra shares a few words on his project documenting the construction of an expansive new highway.
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Oct 26, 2012 — In 2008, a group of women moved to Bolinas, Calif., hoping to live closer to the land. Photographer Rachel Barrett describes her experience documenting that community.
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Sep 5, 2012 — By moving your perspective slightly, you might find a whole new story.
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Jul 2, 2012 — A New England photographer reflects on his documentary about the local farming community.
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