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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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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?
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces. By midday, the neighborhood was in riot.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Both sides have traded barbs and criticism over the other's policies. Some believe the public feud stems from a personal animosity between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
 

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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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Jun 26, 2011 — Do our names help determine our future careers? Just ask attorney Sue Yoo. And with a name that sounds an awful lot like "camera," blogger Scott Cameron never stood a chance at avoiding a broadcasting career.
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Feb 24, 2011 — When an armed rebellion breaks out it's clear why a government might fall. But when protesters take to the streets without violence, why is it sometimes enough to topple a government? Joshua A. Tucker takes a look Egypt.
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Nov 24, 2010 — When it comes to desserts, the world tends to be divided. You have your cake people, and your pie lovers. But now, there's a jaw-dropping creation that we may all be able to agree on — the cherpumple.
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Nov 12, 2010 — The Commerce Department is working on a plan, for release in the next several weeks, that would call for "new laws and the creation of a new position to oversee the effort," The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Nov 2, 2010 — During a long and sometimes brutal midterm campaign season it proved difficult to keep politic al views — and arguments — out of the office.  Sue Shellenbarger, in the Wall Street Journal, looks at how to keep the political peace at work.
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Oct 1, 2010 — News Corp., run by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, gave $1 million to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, raising eyebrows after the Fox News Channel parent also gave $1 million to the Republican Governors Association.
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Aug 3, 2010 — One critic can't stand this year's movies about "misunderstood mercenaries, rogue cops, congenial thugs from South Boston, boys who do not want to grow up, ever, ever, ever, and cats" — but is 2010 really the worst year for movies ever?
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Jun 16, 2010 — It's a summer tradition for many people: the stressed-out summer vacation. Melinda Beck tells us in the Wall Street Journal how to avoid that fate.
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May 13, 2010 — The case for brevity, in movies, music, and literature.
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Apr 28, 2010 — Everyone's worked with an office jerk. Sue Shellenbarger tells us in today's Wall Street Journal how they got that way, and what to do about it.
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