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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
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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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Newt Gingrich

Apr 15, 2014 — Topping the list of the former GOP presidential candidate's creditors is an air charter company called Moby Dick Airways. The second biggest creditor? Newt Gingrich himself.
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Aug 15, 2013 — The former House speaker, who isn't ruling out another bid for the GOP presidential nomination, says his fellow Republicans can't just be negative and "tear down our opponent."
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May 17, 2013 — "I think we overreached in '98 — how's that for a quote you can use?" the former House speaker says of the Clinton impeachment. Now he tells fellow Republicans that they need to be "calm and factual" as they pursue answers from the Obama administration about the IRS and other scandals.
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Aug 27, 2012 — With Tropical Storm Isaac pushing the official start of the Republican National Convention off until Tuesday, delegates gathering in Tampa spent part of the day going back to school — "Newt U," to be precise.
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Aug 10, 2012 — The former GOP presidential candidate is making news of his own, even while fulfilling his current role as surrogate for Mitt Romney. Could a daytime talk show be next on the list?
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Jul 27, 2012 — Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
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May 2, 2012 — The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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May 1, 2012 — He's giving supporters "an insider advanced notice that on Wednesday I'll be officially suspending the campaign." And he's using the message to say, again, that reelecting President Obama "would be a genuine disaster."
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Apr 25, 2012 — Sources are telling media outlets that the former House speaker will soon exit the campaign and that it's highly likely he will endorse Mitt Romney.
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Apr 25, 2012 — After winning all five primaries on Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor all but wrapped up the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Now he's pledging to mount a campaign to show "we can do better."
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