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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."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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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.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · An Israeli airstrike killed three Hamas military commanders, who were buried shortly later amid threats that the militant group would respond.
 

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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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Aug 19, 2014Saturday Night Live announcer Don Pardo died Monday in Tucson, Ariz. He also was the announcer for the original versions of the game shows The Price is Right and Jeopardy!
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Feb 10, 2014 — The Winter Olympics brings up many questions about the sports themselves. But people are also wondering whether TV announcers use the U.S.-Sochi time gap to improve their coverage.
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Feb 6, 2014 — Like to get your Olympics fix the old-fashioned way in prime time? NBC-TV has that covered. The network is also putting more than 1,000 hours of its coverage online, live. The catch: You need to show you're a cable TV or satellite TV subscriber, so have your credentials at hand.
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Oct 1, 2013 — The Republican National Committee had said it would not work with CNN or NBC on campaign debates if they went ahead with the films. And the filmmaker who was working with CNN says he's pulled the plug because Democrats wouldn't cooperate with him. NBC says a Clinton mini-series didn't fit its plans.
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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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Feb 12, 2013 — Comcast Corp. said Tuesday it will complete its buyout of NBCUniversal from GE for about $16.7 billion, ahead of schedule. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since their $28 billion merger in 2011.
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Feb 6, 2012 — Scholars of American politics have often noted that the job of U.S. president is so complex with responsibilities so far-reaching, there really is no perfect preparation for the job.
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Feb 7, 2011 — Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has laid out the reasons he believes his services — Hulu's free, ad-supported streaming, and the $7.99/month Hulu Plus subscription — will change the way the entire television industry works.
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