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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff, whom the group threatened to kill two weeks ago.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Aug 31, 2014 — In this week's episode, a defense lawyer for the military commissions at Guantanamo explains his resignation, Greil Marcus talks about his new book, Ty Segall rocks out acoustic-style, and more.
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Aug 24, 2014 — A photojournalist documents the toll of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, a California man recounts how a fishing trip ended with a rescue by helicopter, and Bruce Hornsby talks about his latest album.
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Aug 17, 2014 — In this episode a girl pitches a shutout at the Little League World Series, a photographer captures a dramatic image in Ferguson, the truth behind a death investigator's job.
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Aug 10, 2014 — In this episode we check out the roots of The Premier's "Farmer John", we look at a study showing that strong bass empowers people and we dissect education with the book Building Better Teachers.
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Aug 3, 2014 — In this podcast episode a nurse from Doctors Without Borders talks about the deadliest ebola breakout, Danny Trejo's jump from the big house to the big screen, James Brown awes at the 1964 TAMI Awards
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Jul 27, 2014 — In this week's podcast, Eric Clapton talks about his tribute to J.J. Cale, East Bay School for Boys teaches students to upend stereotypes and neuroscientists talk about a brain myth in the film Lucy.
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Jul 20, 2014 — In this show, Lauren Arrington's sixth-grade lionfish project catches ecologists' attention, El Rescate in LA aids Central American migrants, and Jenny Lewis has an introspective new solo album.
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Jul 13, 2014 — Last living member of punk band The Ramones dies, Testing out the economic belief that economic diversity benefits low-income Americans, William T. Vollmann releases new short stories
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Jul 6, 2014 — Rufus the Hawk chases pigeons away at Wimbledon, Ramon Garcia says the immigration court system is not prepared for the deluge of children entering the U.S and Terry Adams talks new music and fun.
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Jun 29, 2014 — Peter Cullen talks about voicing Optimus Prime, Ani Cordero pays homage to revolutionary songs of Latin America, and Adam Levine seeks balance between narrative and violence in the latest Bioshock.
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