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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 13, 2014 — The golfer says on his website that his trainer and doctors have urged him not to play or practice for the next several months.
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Jul 10, 2014 — On the first day of the Scottish Open, Rory McIlroy sets a course record at Royal Aberdeen, with the help of an epic drive.
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Jun 22, 2014 — The former golf prodigy captured her first major title Sunday at Pinehurst in the U.S. Women's Open.
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Apr 13, 2014 — After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.
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Apr 1, 2014 — The golf star has been experiencing back pain in recent weeks. He had surgery Monday to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve. The Masters tournament begins next week.
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Sep 24, 2013 — Some conservative Republicans don't think a government shutdown will hurt them ... Former House GOP leaders say Speaker Boehner and his team have it far harder than they did ... George W. Bush defends the present golfer in chief.
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Sep 24, 2013 — President Obama has been criticized for playing too much golf. But former President George W. Bush tells the Golf Channel that the sport is a good outlet for the pressures of the White House.
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Aug 26, 2013 — Lydia Ko, the New Zealand golfer who last year became the youngest person ever to win an LPGA event, has played her way into the record books again. By successfully defending her title at the Canadian Women's Open this past weekend, Ko, who's now 16, is the only amateur to win two LPGA events.
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Jun 13, 2013 — Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
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Apr 15, 2013 — Australia's Adam Scott won in a dramatic two-hole playoff with Argentina's Angel Cabrera. The consensus is that one of golf's most-liked guys has now won his first "major."
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