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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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Ron Elving

Aug 11, 2011 — Is the debt debate turning "entitlements" into a derogatory term, making it easy to take away people's benefits? We ask, "So what are entitlements anyway?"
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Mar 26, 2010 — Republicans occassionally like to irritate Democrats by calling them members of the Democrat Party when the official name is the Democratic Party. NPR's policy is to call a party what it calls itself. But the policy isn't always followed by NPR st...
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Feb 2, 2010 — The term 'middle class' is thrown around a lot. Some NPR listeners wonder just who is the middle class. We set out to find out and learned that it's most of us.
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Dec 18, 2009 — Many listeners think it's disrespectful for NPR to refer to President Obama as 'Mr. Obama' in the second reference. But NPR has a decades-old policy dating back to Gerald Ford to refer to the current president as 'Mr.' or 'the president' in the s...
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Nov 18, 2009 — Rahm Emanuel's name seems to bedevil news organizations. NPR recently made an unusual policy deciding to refer to him as Rahm Emanuel on the second reference rather than Emanuel. Other news organizations have struggled with this too.
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Nov 3, 2008 — Is NPR's presidential coverage biased? NPR's Ombudsman studied two months of presidential campaign coverage. When it comes to core political beliefs, even scientific research may do little to persuade many complaining listeners that NPR isn't bias...
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Jun 4, 2008 — Scott McClellan, guest Political Junkie, Al Jazeera English's new head, and Marc Fisher on TOTN.
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Feb 6, 2008 — For months NPR's election team has been gearing up for the biggest day of primaries and caucuses in the history of American presidential elections. Tuesday evening, Studio 4 A, NPR's largest, was transformed into "election central" with four proje...
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