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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's 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 there's one bright spot: San Antonio, a city that's become a model for other mental health systems across the country. The city has saved $50 million over the past five years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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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Jul 11, 2014 — The hard drives contained information leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. At the time, the White House distanced itself from the U.K. government's actions.
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Jul 12, 2013 — Also: Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen to star in a comic book; Nathaniel Rich on noir lit; a profile of a literary fraudster.
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Jun 17, 2013 — This is the latest revelation to come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They purportedly show that Britain and the United States spied on their allies during G-20 summit meetings in England in 2009.
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Feb 15, 2011 — The Iraqi defector who provided information that the U.S. and its allies relied on tells The Guardian that his aim was to bring down Saddam Hussein. And he's comfortable with what he did.
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Feb 8, 2011 — "It's been the fundamental factors that have motivated people," says an editor of The Guardian. But diplomatic cables uncovered by WikiLeaks do confirm that the U.S. knew about corruption and other problems in the nations being rocked by protests.
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Feb 8, 2011 — Julian Assange's defense has put a Swedish legal expert on the stand to say there have been serious irregularities in the way prosecutors have handled the investigation into alleged sex crimes. The WikiLeaks founder says he's innocent.
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Jan 20, 2011The Guardian has uncovered how four officers engaged in sexual relations with environmental activists who they were spying on. One officer married one of his "targets," fathered two children and later got divorced.
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Dec 3, 2010 — More than 100,000 people now have "encrypted" copies of the State Department diplomatic cables in WikiLeaks' latest disclosures, founder Julian Assange claimed today.
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Dec 3, 2010 — Britain's The Independent says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "expected to be arrested in the coming days after Swedish prosecutors filed a new warrant with British authorities."
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Jun 29, 2010 — Why do we care so much about what people think of our musings on social networking sites? How selfish are we? A neurologist tackles the issues.
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