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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Oct 1, 2013 — The magazine's special issue features images spanning the organization's storied career.
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Nov 22, 2011 — Fewer than 3,200 tigers exist in the wild. Photographer Steve Winter traveled to Asia to document their perilous situation.
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Sep 9, 2011Talk of the Nation will broadcast live from National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2011. If you're in town, please join us for a discussion on the teenage brain and a conversation with explorers.
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Jul 15, 2011 — On assignment for National Geographic magazine, photographer Lynsey Addario went back to Baghdad for the first time since 2004. She discusses a motif that appears in her photos — and the remarkable changes she saw afoot.
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Mar 8, 2011 — National Geographic Channel's How Hard Can It Be? show decided to see if it could use balloons to float a whole house — just like in the Pixar movie Up. The answer: yes.
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Jan 25, 2011 — A National Geographic article about bird evolution is interesting; even more interesting are the portraits of feathers.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Steve Winter has an odd experience when he enters an Apple store. The elusive snow leopard, which he chased for 10 grueling months in northern India, is now everywhere. His tiger photos appear in this month's National Geographic magazine.
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Jun 17, 2008 — All about "uncontacted" tribes in the Amazon with explorer Scott Wallace.
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Apr 22, 2008 — Around the world with NPR and National Geographic.
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