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August 19, 2014 | NPR · More than one week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb, protests continue. On Monday night, police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse demonstrators.
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · The actions in Ferguson, Mo., have inspired talk about the militarization of U.S. police departments. The real question, is whether police have become militarized in their attitude toward the public.
 
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August 19, 2014 | KHN · Across the U.S., jails hold many more people with serious mental illness than state hospitals do. San Antonio is reweaving its safety net for the mentally ill — and saving $10 million annually.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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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Dec 28, 2012 — Slate and a citizen journalist are trying to report every gun-related death in the nation on a daily basis. There is no central clearinghouse for such information. The goal of the project, Slate says, is to provide key data for the post-Newtown debate over gun laws.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Obama gets more goofy advice about getting his mojo back from Slate's readers, as people continue to mock a recent Washington Post column in which two Washington insiders suggested he announce that he's not running for a second term.
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May 14, 2010 — Facebook's privacy problems are generating a lot of buzz, but Farhad Manjoo concludes: We'll get over it.
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Apr 8, 2010 — One man sets out to do the impossible in the digital age — give up the Internet. For good. No, really.
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Apr 1, 2010Fed up with America's mobile service? Not sure what to do? Slate's Farhad Manjoo is on your sid—— and he's got a plan. "Check out his Cell Phone Bill of Rights>."
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Dec 23, 2009 — Slate's roundup of the best political holiday cards is a sweetheart deal for political junkies.
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Nov 20, 2009 — Alleged Killer? Jay Starkman has had it with NPR after listening to coverage of Maj. Nidal Hasan, who has been charged with killing 13 people at Ft. Hood on Nov.5. "I can't take you any more! NPR is so PC, it insists on calling Hasan "alleged" an...
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Sep 29, 2009 — Life advice from Eliot Spitzer.
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Sep 21, 2009 — Farhad Manjoo hits the nail on the head again, with specific recommendations for improving Craigslist.
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Aug 10, 2009 — Time to reset your password? Farhad Manjoo recommends a fast, foolproof way to create easy to remember passwords.
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