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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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Aug 20, 2014 — When actor Tom Hiddleston and Lady Gaga take the Ice Bucket Challenge, it makes a big splash. But do stars really make a difference in fund-raising and public awareness when they endorse a charity?
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Jul 11, 2014 — The NBA star will play for the Cavaliers next season. He opted out of his contract with the Heat after spending four seasons in Miami.
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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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Feb 28, 2014 — After breaking his nose, the NBA's best player came back with a pretty menacing-looking mask.
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Jun 24, 2013 — Massachusetts got young men to sign up for health insurance by enlisting the Boston Red Sox. Now HHS is angling to repeat that success by getting NFL and NBA stars to help promote federal health insurance exchanges. And if that doesn't work, they might recruit Mom.
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Jun 21, 2013 — After a heart-pounding, seven-game series that vacillated between teams, the Miami Heat prevailed over the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 on Thursday. James earned the NBA Finals MVP for a second year in a row.
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Jun 19, 2013 — The Heat won in overtime on Wednesday night in what LeBron James called "the best game I've ever been a part of."
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Jun 14, 2013 — The game served as a dazzling display for Miami's Big Three, who had an offensive awakening. Game 5 is in San Antonio, before shifting to Miami for the home stretch.
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Jun 12, 2013 — On the way to a 113-77 victory, San Antonio hit an NBA Finals record 16 shots from 3-point range. But Spurs point guard Tony Parker is nursing a hamstring injury. If he can't play, San Antonio could be in trouble.
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Jun 10, 2013 — The NBA finals are now even. Game three of the best-of-seven series between Miami and San Antonio is set for Tuesday night. As for Sunday's game, there's video of a fourth-quarter highlight: LeBron James' rejection of a slam dunk attempt by the Spurs' Tiago Splitter.
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