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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 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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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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Nov 12, 2013 — Timothy Massad has overseen the Troubled Asset Relief Program that bailed out banks and automakers. Now he's expected to be nominated to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission — perhaps an even tougher job.
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Dec 19, 2012 — The Treasury Department says General Motors will buy back 200 million of its own shares; the remaining 300 million shares will be sold off over the next 12 to 15 months.
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Mar 28, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Obama's upcoming speech on Libya, and the opinion page on the violence between Hamas and Israel. In the second hour, the spirit of Japan, and was TARP a success?
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Oct 4, 2010 — ANALYSIS: Most of the news media simply didn't know what to do when word came that the Toxic Asset Relief Program wasn't going to cost $700 billion. That didn't fit with the accepted Election Year narrative.
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Jun 1, 2009 — TARP watchdog Elizabeth Warren walked out of NPR's New York studio after an interview for a Planet Money podcast, and gave her assistant a puzzled look.
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Apr 21, 2009 — A TARP wife tells some, anonymously, and ends up earning my sympathy.
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