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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Feb 18, 2014 — The new host's first show is getting good reviews. He pledged to "do the best I can" and collected on some "bets" from friends such as Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga and Stephen Colbert who had supposedly bet he'd never take over from Jay Leno.
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Jan 24, 2014 — The House speaker used a rare appearance on late-night TV to joke about why he won't be running for the White House, and to make some more serious predictions about this year's elections.
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Aug 7, 2013 — President Obama on Tuesday defended the U.S. government's surveillance program, telling NBC's Jay Leno that any tracking of phone numbers or email domestically was "connected to a terrorist attack."
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May 12, 2013 — He takes over from Jimmy Fallon, who's tapped to replace Jay Leno on the Tonight show. Meyers, the longtime SNL cast member who anchors the show's "Weekend Update" segment, will take the 12:35 a.m. segment from Fallon.
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Apr 3, 2013 — This time the switch will stick, Leno insists. Unlike the ill-fated handoff to Conan O'Brien, this time Leno has been involved in the plans.
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Mar 20, 2013 — Jimmy Fallon is on track to replace Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show on NBC in 2014, according to reports in The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter.
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Oct 26, 2011 — The president made the case on The Tonight Show that the U.S. led from the front, protected Libyan civilians and helped topple the Gadhafi regime without the loss of a single American soldier and at relatively little cost.
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Jan 11, 2010 — From The Atlantic Wire: Why dumping Conan for Leno is a mistake.
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Mar 19, 2009 — No sitting president has ever gone on a late night comedy show... until now. Should the President of the United States grace the couch of a comedy show?
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Dec 9, 2008 — NBC rearranges its late-night — and prime-time — schedule.
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