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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
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.
 

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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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Sep 18, 2013 — Also: Vikram Seth finds a new publisher; Marilynne Robinson on thinking like a writer; Rainbow Rowell on censorship.
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Oct 3, 2011 — A lot of times when writing a headline on an article or post in which Republicans are mentioned, journalists will use the abbreviation "GOP" because it fits a tight spot a lot more readily than R-e-p-u-b-l-i-c-a-n.But it turns out a lot of people have had no idea that the three letters are an abbreviation for the party's historic nickname, the Grand Old Party.
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Feb 3, 2011 — Sebastian Faulks sees Jane Eyre as a morally upright, mouse-y little thing, with her happiness dependent entirely upon marriage with Mr. Rochester. Boy, did he miss the point. Good thing Salon's Laura Miller can take him to task.
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Oct 7, 2010 — A harsh Vanity Fair piece seems light years away from the media love affair McCain once enjoyed when he regaled reporters for hours during the 2000 campaign aboard the Straight Talk Express campaign bus.
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Oct 19, 2009Thanks to Vanity Fair, you can take the Proust Questionnaire, now available online.
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Aug 19, 2008 — Jamie Johnson is talking about money. Again.
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Apr 22, 2008 — China's olympic makeover: "No Pushing! No swearing! No irony!"
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