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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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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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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