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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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Feb 26, 2012 — If you're rolling out your own red carpet tonight, we have tips on how to keep your guests full of Oscar-themed food, drinks and challenging trivia.
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Feb 24, 2011 — Old people know it, children know it, and the ladies at the Washington Post's Celebritology blog know it. Bingo makes everything better. Celebritology's Oscar Bingo cards are a fun way to enjoy the Academy Award show.
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Feb 21, 2011 — On Talk of the Nation, collective bargaining and the public sector, Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land, what's happening in Libya and why it's hard to get information, and on the Opinion Page, how the abortion rights movement should modernize.
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Feb 17, 2011 — Today's Talk of the Nation: the Congressional debate over funding public broadcasting, Oscar-nominated documentary Inside Job, the protests taking place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and a study that links global warming with extreme weather events.
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Feb 16, 2011 — On today's Talk of the Nation, the 2012 budget attacked from both sides of the aisle, the directors of Restrepo, how the shooting in Tucson has changed the gun debate, and the challenges faced by Western women reporting in the Middle East.
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Mar 3, 2010Logorama uses corporate logos and mascots to tell a 17-minute story.
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Feb 5, 2008 — The president of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences says the show will go on.
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Jan 16, 2014 — The latest nominees for the movie industry's highest awards are out. Nine films have also been nominated for the "best picture" award. The others: American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, 12 Years a Slave and The Wolf of Wall Street.
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