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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 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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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Apr 11, 2013 — The rapper and his wife, Beyonce, were criticized by politicians for taking a trip to Cuba. The White House dismissed the song saying, "I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury."
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Feb 26, 2013 — The relationship between Art and Science is much debated. Commentator Adam Frank says the tight connection between these seemingly different worlds can be seen clearly in the eye-catching work of pop icon Beyoncé. You just have to know what you're looking for.
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Jan 23, 2013 — Listen closely and you can hear two Beyonces, an audio engineer says. One who seemed to be singing live and another on a pre-recorded track.
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Jan 22, 2013 — The U.S. Marine Band accompanying her was pre-recorded, but after conflicting reports, there's burning debate as to whether Beyonce sang live.
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Aug 29, 2011 — The singer stole the show at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards when she revealed that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting a child.
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Apr 23, 2009 — Don't worry. Beyonce can sing.
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