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

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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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Aug 22, 2014 — A California mall straddles the border between two cities — and the minimum wage is higher on one side of the mall.
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Aug 20, 2014 — The most lucrative majors lead to jobs with salaries over $100,000 a year. The least lucrative lead to salaries of around $30,000.
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Aug 15, 2014 — Today on the show, the future as seen from the 1964 World's Fair. And how the future actually turned out.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Most U.S. cash is in $100 bills, but you rarely see them. Today on the show, where in the world are all the $100s? And what are they being used for?
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Aug 8, 2014 — Today on the show, how a bankrupt city is dealing with the most basic of problems — how to get people to pay their bills.
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Aug 6, 2014 — On today's show, we look at a huge, often overlooked, surprisingly interesting corner of the tax code: The Earned Income Tax Credit.
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Aug 1, 2014 — A half a billion dollars. A Harvard professor. And, maybe, the end of campaign finance as we know it.
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Jul 30, 2014 — Today on the show: Why most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.
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Jul 25, 2014 — Today we build our show from three short Planet Money stories. We look at when a dollar is not worth a dollar; publishing without a publisher; and, of course, Ikea.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Today on the show, two big theories to answer a little question: Why is the milk in the back of the store?
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