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August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country, where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jun 13, 2014 — On Thursday night's Daily Show, Christopher Walken told Jon Stewart about his theory that Queens is full of retired cops who can dance. and Stewart laughed gamely ... for the second time.
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Jun 3, 2014 — A new study shows storms with female names aren't taken as seriously as storms with male names. You know what that means: time to give advice to lady hurricanes about being better hurricanes.
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May 14, 2014 — We continue our series of fever-dream interviews with inanimate objects by chatting with the purse the woman who appears to be Solange Knowles is carrying in the internet's current favorite video.
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Apr 16, 2014 — We do grouse about the weather, it's true. But it's miraculous, if you think about it, that we still manage to get excited about spring at all, given that it happens every year.
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Apr 3, 2014 — We traveled into the imaginary future to find out what it might be like to talk to the kinds of babies that some sports commentators argue don't need their fathers to have parental leave.
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Mar 27, 2014 — What happens when you ask Twitter for two good things? Good food, family, sunshine, music, and neonatal kitten rescue.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Starbucks is partnering with Oprah Winfrey to sell a new tea called, seriously, the "Oprah Chai." But could you live with yourself if you ordered it?
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Mar 3, 2014 — The weather that is charming in November is hateful in March. We examine exactly how one transitions from affection to bitter resentment.
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Feb 10, 2014 — We enter an alternate reality to interview the most famous bag in show business today.
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Feb 4, 2014 — What do artists like Philip Seymour Hoffman owe us, after all? Do they owe us their art? Or is their art a gift — for as long we have it?
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