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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Sep 2, 2014 — The FBI and Apple are looking into how private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were stolen, an incident that raises new questions about storing personal data online.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Tom A. Peter covered the Middle East and Afghanistan for seven years, and now he's describing his disillusionment with the job.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Chicago folk artist Crow Moses is a veteran of sorts in his city's music scene, but the name might not be familiar.
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Sep 2, 2014 — When a white foreigner fainted on the subway last month in Shanghai, all of the passengers abroad the train fled the scene.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Alana Saarinen is one of only 30 to 50 people in the world who have DNA from three different people.
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Sep 2, 2014 — On this week's show: Moody rock from Ex Hex, a deluxe version of a Smashing Pumpkins classic, the enchanting voice of Icelandic singer lf Arnalds, great grooves from Tennis and more.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Founders and employees of companies like Google, Amazon and Twitter are in increasing presence at the countercultural festival.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Sandra Tsing Loh is a writer and a comic and one of the few women who actually wants to talk about menopause.
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Sep 2, 2014 — There are new reports today that Russian troops are on the ground in eastern Ukraine. Moscow continues to deny that.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras. But cameras don't solve everything. Sometimes, they can create more disputes.
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