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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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Sep 20, 2013 — Perhaps you heard last Sunday when NPR mainstay Jacki Lyden passed the baton to our newest host, Arun Rath. Starting tomorrow, he'll be at the helm of All Things Considered every weekend from our LA studios. Meet the new voice in your weekend listening before he hits the air tomorrow afternoon.
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Jun 17, 2013 — You may know Matthew Morrison as the choir director Will Schuester, aka. "Mr. Schue," from the Fox TV Glee. With a new album out, Where It All Began, he stopped by NPR West to talk with All Things Considered weekend Host Jacki Lyden. And after calling "cut" on the interview, he showed us some love.
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Mar 9, 2013 — Director Jonathan Levine is more comfortable behind the camera, but he posed for us anyway. Hear him talk to NPR's Audie Cornish on All Things Considered about his zombie romantic comedy Warm Bodies.
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Dec 10, 2012 — Director Ang Lee likes a challenge. Bringing the 'unfilmable' fantasy novel Life of Pi to life on screen is quite a challenge. The director talks to NPR's Guy Raz about how he used CG to allow the viewer to really feel immersed in the water and the story.
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Sep 19, 2012 — Musician Dave Matthews arrives at NPR HQ with his guitar, his ukele, and his NPR love in tow.
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Jul 23, 2012 — Actor Donald Faison showed some good, old-fashioned NPR love while in studio contributing to NPR's "Movies I've Seen a Million Times" summer series. His pick: Star Wars Episode V.
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Jun 28, 2012 — Gospel singer Marvin Sapp debuted his NPR love while at our headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Feb 3, 2009 — His sister is a jerk, I thought when I heard on NPR about a Memphis man who wanted to go to the Inauguration but couldn't stay at his sister's house in Washington because she's no fan of Barack Obama.
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