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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 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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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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Jan 20, 2014 — The giant bird was being used to promote The Hobbit film trilogy, which was shot in the Pacific nation. Authorities say no one was hurt when it came crashing down during a 6.3-magnitude temblor.
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Dec 30, 2013 — Conservators have recovered and processed a clump of 22 negatives taken during Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1917 expedition to the South Pole.
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Oct 23, 2013 — The stories are from a cross section of news organizations around the world. Wednesday's stories range from a border defense agreement between India and China to curtailed mail delivery in New Zealand.
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Sep 25, 2013 — The win by the U.S. defender, down seven races just a week ago, caps one of the most spectacular comebacks in yachting history.
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Sep 23, 2013 — Last week, it looked bleak for defending champion Oracle Team USA, but flukey wind and better tactics have kept them in the running against Emirates Team New Zealand.
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Sep 18, 2013 — After sailing was canceled on Tuesday because of high winds, the giant 72-foot catamarans face off for their 12th race in San Francisco.
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Aug 21, 2013 — The law was inspired by the revelation of illegal spying on Kim Dotcom, but comes amid worldwide discussion about just how much spying governments should be allowed to perform on their own citizens.
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Jul 5, 2013 — An intense search for an American family sailing the rough seas between New Zealand and Australia has ended after two weeks of fruitless attempts to find their sailboat.
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Apr 17, 2013 — New Zealand lawmakers approve same-sex marriage law; despite opposition from some religious and social organizations, gay and lesbian couples will also be able to jointly adopt children.
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Dec 5, 2012 — Hoping to convince animal lovers that rescue dogs are as smart as any other pets, New Zealand's SPCA has been teaching three canines to do a bit of driving. See the video evidence.
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