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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts met recently on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to come up with ways to resolve their countries' dispute over Ukraine.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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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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Jul 3, 2014 — The new film Beyond the Edge follows the Everest trek of Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay — and raises questions about how mountaineering has and hasn't changed.
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Jun 23, 2014 — Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 25. He has applied his skills as a documentary filmmaker to show what it's like to quickly lose the ability to walk.
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Jun 2, 2014 — Fabien Cousteau and a crew of five headed down to the underwater laboratory Aquarius, just off the Florida Keys, on Sunday. He and his team intend to stay submerged until July 2.
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Sep 17, 2013'The Muslims Are Coming!' is a new documentary that follows Muslim comics performing stand-up routines all over the U.S. Their mission: help Americans equate Islam with funny, not fundamentalist.
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Aug 7, 2013 — A deep friendship led to an intimate and sensitive portrayal of a somewhat taboo subject. The photos of Eden are taken by Alicia. Her friend.
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Sep 24, 2011Ray: A Life Underwater is a short documentary made by Amanda Bluglass. It's about Ray Ives, a 75-year-old man who, after a long career as a commercial diver, still sinks into the deep on the hunt for treasure.
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Aug 4, 2011 — An intimate and personal photo essay explores what it's like to come of age in the Bronx.
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Jul 12, 2011 — Documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog explores a cave with what could be the oldest paintings in the world. And in true Herzog fashion, he goes into the depths of the brain as well as the depths of the cave.
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Jun 29, 2011 — Today on Talk of the Nation, political junkie Ken Rudin and what people mean when they talk about a party's "base," Eddie Bocanegra and Alex Kotlowitz from the documentary The Interrupters, and innovators talk about where ideas come from.
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Mar 1, 2011 — Denver Nuggets fans: please don't lose your cool, now that 'Melo is headed to New York City. It could be worse. He could've quit the team with little notice to play a completely different sport, like Michael Jordan did in 1994.
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