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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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Lisa Murkowski

Nov 30, 2010 — Few in the GOP, save maybe Lisa Murkowski and Barbara Bush, have publicly said anything negative about Sarah Palin.  Joe Scarborough, the MSNBC host and former Republican congressman, showed no reticence in a Politico post.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Suspicious bag doesn't get on German plane; Wikileaks founder questioned again about rape charges; Murkowski wins Alaska Senate race; START meeting
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Nov 17, 2010 — Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, defeated for renomination in the August Republican primary, has won another term via a write-in — defeating the Tea Party and Sarah Palin in the process.
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Nov 16, 2010 — Sen. Murkowski has opened a 1,700 point lead over Joe Miller via her write-in votes. Her lead is only expected to grow as the more than 8,000 remaining write-in votes are counted.
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Nov 13, 2010 — Alaska's Murkowski-Miller Senate race suggested most Alaskans have good handwriting.  The ability of Sen. Murkowski's supporters to clearly write her name meant more than 90 percent of her ballots went unchallenged. She appeared to be the winner.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Even as Joe Miller's supporters challenge ballots, Murkowski racks up most of the write in votes.
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Nov 11, 2010 — It's going to take about five days to count the 90,000 ballots. But after the first day and with 20% of them tabulated, the senator was getting the vast majority of the votes.
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Nov 10, 2010 — Miller has filed a federal suit to exclude ballots on which Murkowski's name is misspelled. But he's fighting an uphill battle since federal courts tend to defer to state officials in the running of elections.
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Nov 10, 2010 — The president will try to ease tensions with other major nations, but some say the U.S. is doing more harm than good to the world economy with its recent stimulus efforts.
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Nov 2, 2010 — A volunteer for Sen. Lisa Murkowski sure looks awfully familiar. The AP says it's not Sarah Palin but a woman named Jan Cox.
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