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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff. Two weeks ago, the group threatened to kill Sotloff in a video depicting the beheading of James Foley, another American journalist.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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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 inWikiLeaks' latest disclosures, founder Julian Assange claimed today.
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Dec 3, 2010 — Britain'sThe Independent saysWikiLeaks 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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