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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Al Gore

Nov 26, 2013 — Bill Clinton went vegan as a radical attempt to reform his health. But Gore has been cutting back on meat since 2009, out of concern about the impacts of animal production on climate change.
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Jan 2, 2013 — The acquisition gives Al-Jazeera, which is financed by the Qatari government, access to an American TV audience. The new channel, Al-Jazeera America, will be based in New York.
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Nov 15, 2012 — Climate change and the environment were not major topics of the presidential campaign. But the former vice president tells NPR that he's convinced "more and more people in both political parties are taking a hard look at it and saying 'yes we really do need to do something about this.' "
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Jul 23, 2012 — We may be three weeks away from learning Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate. Until then, here is a historical look at all the VP picks in the last half century, and which ones were considered a plus — or a minus.
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Apr 25, 2012 — For being "a key proponent of sponsoring legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet," the former vice president is among the first honorees.
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Mar 8, 2012 — The Obama campaign released the trailer for a 17-minute documentary called "The Road We've Traveled." It's obvious aim is to do something the Obama White House and campaign frequently do, that is, to remind voters of just how perilous a state the U.S. economy and financial markets were in when the president assumed office in January 2009.
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Sep 14, 2011 — "There's a long tradition of people who don't like a particular message turning to attack the person delivering the message," he told NPR. "I view it as an honor, really."
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Sep 14, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and Al Gore talks about climate change. In the second hour, Michael Moore shares stories from his life and his new memoir, Here Comes Trouble, and baseball milestones.
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Jun 22, 2011 — Gore, the former Democratic vice president and global warming foe, criticizes Obama for allegedly going wobbly. The president failed to push hard enough for legislation that would curb greenhouse gas emissions by making polluters pay a price, Gore said.
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Jun 15, 2011 — it was faint praise from the 2000 Democratic presidential nominee. But even that could get Romney, the frontrunner for the 2012 Republican White House nomination in trouble with many conservatives who reject the science that argues for anthropogenic global warming.
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