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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 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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 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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Nov 4, 2013 — Thorsten Heins took over the struggling mobile company last year, but his tenure was marked by product flops.
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Sep 23, 2013 — The deal comes just days after BlackBerry announced a nearly $1 billion quarterly loss and that it was shedding about 40 percent of its workforce.
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Sep 20, 2013 — The company plans to cut 40 percent, or 4,500 workers, as it continues to reel from a dramatic loss of market share to smartphone makers such as Apple.
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Feb 28, 2011 — A government shutdown could mean federal workers may have to shun their BlackBerries. That won't be easy since Washington got the crackberry addiction early and intensely.
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Aug 3, 2010 — With its new smart phone, called BlackBerry Torch, Research In Motion joins the rank of other phones by offering a full-featured web browser, an app market and built-in social apps.
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Aug 2, 2010 — The UAE government has announced it will start blocking BlackBerry data service in October because it apparently can't break the devices' encryption. The UAE says BlackBerrys represent a security risk to the "social, judicial and national security" since they use encryption software that makes it impossible for security officials to snoop on messages.
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Jul 30, 2010 — Research in Motion plans on unveiling its own tablet computer to compete with the iPad.
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Dec 8, 2009 — Today, NPR rolled out its new mobile Web site. The new site represents a major change in our mobile strategy, and a taste of things to come.
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Aug 13, 2009Attention all Crackberry users: Two lawsuits demand that hourly workers be paid for phone calls and emails after-hours.
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Sep 16, 2008 — Is that a Blackberry in your pocket? When iPods and email devices invade your bedsheets.
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