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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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Jun 13, 2014 — Rep. Raul Labrador, who was swept into Congress on the 2010 anti-establishment wave, is throwing his hat in the ring to replace Eric Cantor.
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May 20, 2014 — One of the biggest political questions of the year will be answered: Can Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell withstand a Tea Party challenge?
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May 17, 2014 — GOP Rep. Mike Simpson has a pretty solidly conservative voting record. But he's still facing a tough Tea Party primary challenge in a race marked by millions of dollars in outside spending.
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May 15, 2014 — In Little Rock, a judge struck down a prohibition on county clerks' issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. In Boise, a judge temporarily blocked a ruling allowing such marriages.
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May 15, 2014 — When two long shots joined the top Republican candidates for governor at a debate Wednesday, they produced a night to remember.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Idaho's governor signs a bill criminalizing the act of secretly filming animal abuse at agricultural facilities. The bill was introduced after an undercover video emerged of abuse at a dairy farm.
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Nov 15, 2013 — After incumbent Don Bowden ended up tied with challenger John Davis in the Nov. 5 mayoral election in Albion, Idaho, at 60 votes apiece, a coin toss was called to determine the winner.
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Jun 17, 2013 — A civil lawsuit that shifted into U.S. district court in Idaho last week alleges that the United Potato Growers of America has become a veritable OPEC of spuds. The group is accused of using high-tech, strong-arm tactics to inflate potato prices.
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Jul 10, 2012 — Firefighters have been able to make progress against blazes in other Western states. But the Kinyon Road Fire in Idaho has doubled in size since Sunday.
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Jun 7, 2012 — Originally banned because its name and label might offend women and Mormons, the vodka can now be sold there. The state reversed course after a lawsuit was threatened.
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