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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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Nov 10, 2010 — More than five years after Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans, the Six Flags amusement park has yet to reopen. A videographer takes a look inside the desolate remains of where laughs and good times were shared among the people of Louisiana.
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Apr 20, 2009 — A producer returns from his first visit to New Orleans...
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May 28, 2008 — Scott McClellan's memoir is required reading for Beltway types...
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Oct 31, 2007 — New Orleans has seen it's share of problems since Katrina paid a visit two years ago... including the near collapse of it's criminal justice system. And plenty of people pointed a finger at District Attorney Eddie Jordan. Under the weight of the c...
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Oct 25, 2007 — The Katrina comparison: Can you compare the responses to Hurricane Katrina and the California Wildfires?
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Aug 30, 2007 — When it comes to New Orleans' supporters, Harry Shearer might not come immediately to mind — but he's one of its most vociferous voices of support. Speaking of voices, he's also of course the man who voices many of our most beloved Simpsons
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Aug 29, 2007 — President Bush spoke at a charter school in New Orleans this morning, and assured the residents that the federal government understands their needs and it's "still engaged."
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