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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 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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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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Jun 6, 2014 — Also: Ruth Graham says adults should be "embarrassed" to read YA novels; a judge ends Harper Lee's lawsuit against hometown museum.
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May 19, 2014 — The world's failure to come to terms with global warming is also the source of some very funny comedy, says Commentator Tania Lombrozo.
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Apr 10, 2014 — The Comedy Central star will sit behind the desk after David Letterman retires next year, CBS announced Thursday.
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Apr 1, 2014 — In his first show since a controversy erupted last week, Stephen Colbert poked fun at the media and himself, declaring that despite a #CancelColbert campaign on Twitter, "I'm still here."
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Nov 22, 2013 — Google and Warner Bros. have teamed up to create an interactive experience. It's been launched in advance of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, part two of director Peter Jackson's movie trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's book.
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Jun 20, 2013 — Colbert dedicated the first four minutes of his show to honor his late mother, Lorna Colbert.
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Jan 24, 2013 — It was nice of Stephen to show our post about Beyonce on his show Wednesday night. But where was The Two-Way logo? And what about your faithful blogger's name? It was behind a graphic! Who's not recognizing us now?
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Dec 17, 2012 — Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is stepping down to be president of the Heritage Foundation. Scott is a freshman congressman and will be the Senate's only African-American.
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Dec 8, 2012 — Former Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat; comedian Stephen Colbert is politely but firmly rejected as a potential senator to succeed retiring Republican Jim DeMint because he forgot what South Carolina's state drink is.
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Jul 16, 2012 — Colbert on aliens.
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