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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 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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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 30, 2014 — Dan Snyder has come under criticism because his team's name is considered a racial epithet against Native Americans. On the floor of the Senate, Reid said it was time for the NFL to act.
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Nov 21, 2013 — The change makes it much harder for Republicans to filibuster many of President Obama's nominees.
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Jul 15, 2013 — Lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said he'll change Senate rules to make filibusters harder unless Republicans agree to vote on stalled nominations.
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Dec 30, 2012 — Talks appeared stalled Sunday as the Senate finished up for the evening without a deal in sight. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid said there was "still significant distance between the two sides."
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Dec 7, 2011 — There's been quite a response to an earlier NPR story on concerns that the payroll tax holiday is undermining the Social Security program — everything from genteel but firm phone calls from the White House to angry emails from the press secretary of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will hold a vote on the repeal of the ban on openly gay service members after the Thanksgiving recess.
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Oct 14, 2010 — Sen. Harry Reid and Sharron Angle's Nevada debate Thursday could prove decisive in a race as tight as theirs. Many voters haven't had a chance to see Angle who is gaffe-prone. Which, by the way, is also true of Reid.
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Aug 18, 2010 — Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag.  Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress.  And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
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Aug 16, 2010 — Sen. Harry Reid: Build NY Mosque Elsewhere
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Aug 9, 2010 — This summer, federal judges have once again been horning in on issues of great interest and high stakes. Gay marriage. Immigration. The health care law. State-federal legal battles are on the rise.
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