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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 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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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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Charles Rangel

Dec 19, 2013 — Amid widespread speculation that he would retire, the third-longest-serving member of Congress said he will seek a 23rd term next year.
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Jun 25, 2012 — Charles Rangel's long career in Congress is at risk in Tuesday's New York primary. He is 82, faces a redrawn district, and is coming off being censured by his colleagues.
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Jun 18, 2012 — An interesting case of identity politics is playing out in New York's new 13th Congressional District. A Dominican-American state senator is threatening longtime Rep. Charles Rangel in the district, which is now majority Hispanic. Yet Rangel rarely discusses his Puerto Rican heritage.
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Dec 2, 2010 — By a vote of 333-79, Charles Rangel (D-NY) became the first member of the House since 1983 to be censured by his peers — the most severe reprimand short of expulsion. It was a humiliating outcome for a once-powerful, long-serving member.
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Dec 2, 2010 — The House, having debated whether to censure Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) for an hour, voted down a substitute offered by Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) that would have instead reprimanded the 20-term Democrat.
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Dec 2, 2010 — Pentagon brass testify. Rep. Charles Rangel faces a censure vote. World Cup hosts are awarded for 2018 and 2022. And LeBron James returns to Cleveland.
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Nov 19, 2010 — The ethics trial of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), originally scheduled for Nov. 29, has been postponed.  The House ethics committee announced its decision a day after it called for Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) to be censured.
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Nov 18, 2010 — The House ethics committee has agreed with the recommendation of its chief counsel that Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) be censured for violating House rules.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Blake Chisam, the chief counsel for the House ethics committee who has been prosecuting the ethics case against Rep. Charles Rangel is recommending a censure against the Harlem Democrat.
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Nov 16, 2010 — Rep. Charles Rangel has been found guilty of 11 counts of violating House rules, mostly regarding his personal finances.  Now the ethics committee will have to decide what punishment the 80 year old lawmaker receives.
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