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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 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people 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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Colin Powell

Mar 13, 2014 — The former secretary of state and decorated general told Ellen DeGeneres to eat her heart out with a self-portrait he took 60 years ago.
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Oct 25, 2012 — The former secretary of state and retired general, a Republican, also endorsed then-Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid in 2008. "I think we ought to keep on the track that we are on," he said on CBS This Morning.
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Sep 1, 2011 — "Terrorists can't change who we are," former Secretary of State Colin Powell tells NPR. Americans, he says, will only lose touch with the freedom-loving, open society we enjoy if we "take such counsel of our fears that we change who we are."
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Sep 1, 2011 — "I'm always undecided in every election" until he knows who the candidates are, Powell tells NPR. That's why he said earlier this week that he doesn't yet know whether he'll vote for President Obama again.
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Aug 29, 2011 — The former secretary of state is no fan of what's in the former vice president's new memoir, which has critical things to say about others who served under President George W. Bush.
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Aug 29, 2011 — It was a big story when former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican, endorsed Democrat Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign. So it's news that this weekend Powell said he hasn't decided if he will vote for Obama in 2012.
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Feb 15, 2011 — The Iraqi defector who provided information that the U.S. and its allies relied on tells The Guardian that his aim was to bring down Saddam Hussein. And he's comfortable with what he did.
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Oct 20, 2008 — Today we talk to former Republican congressman Mickey Edwards about what Colin Powell's endorsement of Obama means for the Republican party.
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Oct 20, 2008 — Your vote: Pushed or Squeezed?
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