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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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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 21, 2014 — The State Department lauded the fundraising phenomenon, but said the participation of high-profile diplomats, such as ambassadors, violates internal policy.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Foley was held hostage in Syria for nearly two years before he was killed by his captors. GlobalPost co-founder Phil Balboni tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross about his efforts to win Foley's release.
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Aug 21, 2014 — In his first graphic novel, Jules Feiffer, 85, has returned to the seedy comic strips, hard boiled novels and B movies of his youth. Maureen Corrigan says it's "a mulligan stew of murder and desire."
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Aug 21, 2014 — Before Ponty came to the States, he already had his concept. Fresh Air critic Kevin Whitehead reviews the digital reissue of Sunday Walk.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Resident chef Kathy Gunst has all sorts of ideas for how to cook with summer tomatoes. She shares several recipes.
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Aug 21, 2014 — The Army is meeting its targets, but the man who runs recruiting says finding qualified candidates in the 17 to 24 age group can be difficult.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses recovery and release of the American patients.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Hot 104.1 DJ Boogie D discusses why he turned off the music and gave residents the opportunity to voice their concerns on the radio.
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Aug 21, 2014 — National media attention for much of the past two weeks has been focused on a small stretch of West Florissant Avenue. A little over a mile away is South Florissant Road, which has been much quieter.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Jonathan Bush, co-founder of Athenahealth, a company that helps doctors manage patient's medical records. Harris also speaks with Dan Yates, the co-founder of Opower.
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