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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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Ted Kennedy

Sep 21, 2010 — Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history.  But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.
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Sep 16, 2010 — Former President Jimmy Carter blamed Sen. Ted Kennedy for derailing his own health overhaul.
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Sep 2, 2009 — Ted Kennedy's death last week got more coverage than any other politician or celebrity since the Project for Excellence in Journalism began measuring coverage in 2007. NPR did 53 stories in 5 days, but there wasn't a lot of discussion of Chappaqui...
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Aug 26, 2009 — Of course, we know not everyone was a fan of Kennedy's politics, but there is something remarkable to be said about the bipartisan show of respect since news of his passing, even among some of his strongest, who somehow were in light of his passi...
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Aug 26, 2009A brief tour of Sen. Edward Kennedy's storied singing career. Rest in peace, Teddy.
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Aug 27, 2008 — Our Political Junkie's in Denver, with all the highlights from Sen. Kennedy through Sen. Clinton, plus the latest attack ads and political news.
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May 22, 2008 — How do we react when a public figure gets sick?
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Jan 28, 2008 — The Kennedy's come out for Barack Obama, and the Senator from Illinois wins over Gate B18 at O'Hare airport.
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