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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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May 30, 2014 — The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.
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Oct 11, 2013 — The country's biggest bank by assets is reeling from a $920 million penalty for failing to control risky trades and faces a multi-billion dollar settlement for mortgage abuse.
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Sep 19, 2013 — Traders in JPMorgan's London offices racked up huge losses last year and then tried to cover up what happened. Now, the bank is admitting the violations and agreeing to pay nearly $1 billion to regulators in the U.S. and U.K.
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May 29, 2013 — The social media giant's debut on Wall Street one year ago ran into problems. Trades were delayed and some investors lost money. The Securities and Exchange Commission blames NASDAQ's "poor systems and decision-making."
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Mar 15, 2013 — Two hedge funds affiliated with SAC Capital Advisors have agreed to the settlements. They did not admit any wrongdoing.
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Jan 24, 2013 — President Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission has prosecuted terrorists and mobsters. If she's confirmed, Mary Jo White's next challenge will be tackling reckless behavior on Wall Street. The success of this get-tough push will depend on changing the SEC's culture, analysts say.
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Jan 24, 2013 — White, who prosecuted terrorists during her time as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, would succeed Mary Schapiro, who stepped down in December. The president is also planning to renominate Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Nov 26, 2012 — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro will step down on Dec. 14. President Obama has designated SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter to be her successor.
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Jul 13, 2012 — Documents suggest Mitt Romney was chief executive at Bain Capital for longer than he has said. That's significant — but only to a point.
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Jul 12, 2012 — New rules governing the swaps market highlight the risks behind sprawling, complex regulatory initiatives. When rules get too complicated, lawyers and lobbyists are the main audience.
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