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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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Mar 14, 2014 — Convicted murderer James Robert Jones, 69, was arrested in south Florida. He'd been on the run since slipping out of Fort Leavenworth in 1977.
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Jul 26, 2013 — Egypt's army chief this week called for rallies to give him a mandate to stage a "war against terrorism" on Islamists. His call drew a huge response from opponents — as well as supporters — of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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May 16, 2013 — Lt. Col. Darin Haas was arrested in a domestic dispute and has been relieved of his post. The report comes on the heels of recent allegations of sexual assault in the military.
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Dec 15, 2011 — Army food scientists have figured out how to control pH, moisture, and oxygen inside the packaging of a pocket sandwich so that it can last for up to two years.
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Jan 26, 2011 — The demise of DADT has led some schools to consider inviting ROTC back to their campuses. But practical considerations could keep ROTC from returning, especially on Ivy League campuses.
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Sep 9, 2010 — Many Army officers are reluctant to award Purple Hearts to soldiers with brain injuries.
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Jul 10, 2008 — Bringing the war home — to Hollywood.
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Feb 13, 2008 — NPR reporter Ari Shapiro received a mysterious-looking white envelope with no return address on Feb. 5. Its contents would help soldiers at Ft. Drum in New York.
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