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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts met recently on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to come up with ways to resolve their countries' dispute over Ukraine.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Jan 30, 2014 — A recent survey says women like men who drive pickup trucks. We dig deeper. (Well, of course we do.)
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Dec 18, 2013 — A new iPhone ad looks to some like a celebration of teenage alienation, but reminds others of something fundamentally true about adolescence.
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Mar 20, 2013 — Advertising and marketing aimed at women is often really better aimed at parents. Getting past the cup holders in a new car might be a first step.
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Nov 27, 2012 — Priska Neely peeks inside the fully stocked minibar of Denzel Washington's Flight to find out how all those brand-name bottles get on screen — and what happens when nobody gets permission.
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Aug 28, 2012 — We take a moment to consider the "Bic For Her" pen and what other products might follow in its wake.
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Jun 2, 2012 — Vicki Barker reports on the most complained-about ads in UK history.
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Mar 2, 2012The Lorax is a tale of saving the trees — which makes it a little surprising that one of the merchandising tie-ins for the new film is with Mazda SUVs.
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Jan 23, 2012The Hunger Games will be one of the most hyped films of 2012. Is it too much already?
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Jan 19, 2012 — Last night's episode of The Middle featured an awkward, extended bit of product placement.
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Dec 1, 2011 — We take a closer look at the Bieber-Carey video that premiered last night.
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