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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.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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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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May 17, 2014 — Cornell William Brooks replaces Lorraine Miller, who has been serving as interim chief last since year. Brooks once ran for Congress and used to be a lawyer for the Justice Department and the FCC.
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Oct 22, 2013 — The nation's largest and oldest civil rights group makes the temporary appointment after Benjamin Jealous announced his resignation as president and CEO.
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Jul 16, 2013 — "It's time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods," the attorney general said Tuesday. Such a law hovered over the trial of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin.
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Jul 11, 2012 — The Republican presidential candidate's message to African-Americans is that his economic and education policies will "help hundreds of millions of middle class Americans of all races."
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Mar 9, 2012 — The NAACP hopes to apply international pressure to states with strict new voter ID laws.
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Mar 29, 2011 — The civil rights organization is seeing gays, Latinos and whites join its leadership ranks. Those new leaders say black members need not worry about issues of concern to African-Americans getting less emphasis.
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Dec 30, 2010 — The head of the NAACP says the Mississippi governor had "shown interest for a long time" in the case of the Scott sisters, who were sentenced to life for their role in an $11 armed robbery.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Host Michel Martin says the point of Sherrod's story is not just understanding your own truth, but also that of someone else.
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Jul 13, 2010 — The NAACP condemns racism in the Tea Party ranks.
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