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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 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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Aug 12, 2014 — The announcement by the Clippers followed an order by a California court that ruled that Shelly Sterling, wife of the team's previous owner, Donald Sterling, had the authority to sell the team.
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Aug 6, 2014 — Commentator Frank Deford talks about the widely divergent age requirements in American sports leagues, and why there's no true minor league in football or basketball.
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Aug 5, 2014 — "I'm just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes," WNBA star Becky Hammon says at a news conference announcing her hire by San Antonio.
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Aug 2, 2014 — Nakase, who has played and coached in other pro leagues, is an assistant video coordinator for the LA Clippers. During the NBA Summer League, she became the NBA's first-ever female assistant coach.
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Jun 24, 2014 — The move comes one week after the Miami Heat were trounced by the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. The chance remains that James could return to Miami.
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Jun 6, 2014 — The air conditioning in San Antonio's arena broke down, leaving the host Spurs and the Miami Heat sweating in 90-degree temperatures as the NBA Finals began.
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Jun 4, 2014 — The lawyer says Donald Sterling will honor last week's deal by his estranged wife to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
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May 23, 2014 — Donald Sterling has agreed to let his wife negotiate a deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, according to reports. Sterling was banned for life by the NBA for making racist remarks.
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May 12, 2014 — "I mean, that's not the way I talk," Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells CNN. He also said he doesn't see Magic Johnson as "a good example for the children of Los Angeles."
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May 9, 2014 — Parsons previously served as CEO of Time Warner. The appointment comes in the wake of the scandal surrounding racist comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whom the league banned for life.
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