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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."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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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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Apr 13, 2014 — Cameron Crowe's much-loved film turns 25 this week, and unlike a lot of high-school films of its day, it's aged surprisingly well.
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Feb 3, 2014 — The Super Bowl ad wars included a salute to one of the most popular sitcoms of the '90s. But it's time to come clean.
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Nov 27, 2013 — Marc Hirsh marks the 25th anniversary of the great bad-movie snark-off by taking an unpopular opinion about two poor fellas who got stranded in space playing with robots.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Well, sure. You could choose to think all the good things about The Sound Of Music, but you could also chose to think all the weird things. (Besides the fact that NBC has decided to remake it.)
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Oct 31, 2013 — Sometimes, kids' movies are more fun to watch as an adult. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Disney's Hocus Pocus boasts a heaping helping of adult humor and a bewitching Bette Midler in fake buck teeth.
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Aug 9, 2013 — Karen Black parlayed her strange and singular allure into quirky character roles that in many ways captured the zeitgeist of the 1960s and '70s.
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Jun 6, 2013 — PBS has produced a second music video "remixing" the sounds of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
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Apr 15, 2013 — Linda Wertheimer talks to Dynasty star Linda Evans about the legacy of Krystle Carrington, who lived in a greed-obsessed decade but remained surprisingly pure of heart.
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Apr 11, 2013 — Sure, we can watch most episodes of most TV shows whenever we want these days. But Nick Andersen says that isn't necessarily a good thing for our wider TV culture.
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Feb 14, 2013 — Chris Klimek exhaustively catalogs John McClane's adventures saving his wife, chasing terrorists, shooting things, getting dirty, taking a beating, cracking wise, and lots more.
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