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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."
 
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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.
 
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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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Jun 7, 2014 — A horse with little pedigree and an odd gait, California Chrome was a popular favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown, but ultimately came up short.
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May 17, 2014 — If California Chrome wins the Belmont Stakes in June, he will become the 12th Triple Crown winner and the first since 1978.
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May 3, 2013 — Looking for some tips about which horse might win the first leg of the Triple Crown? We've collected some of the smart thinking.
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Jun 19, 2012 — The 4-year-old made the rest of the field in England's Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot look like they didn't belong to be on the same track with him. His brother, Bullet Train, looked like a steam engine in comparison.
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Jun 8, 2012 — The colt's owner said an injury has ended I'll Have Another's racing career.
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May 19, 2012 — I'll Have Another now has a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
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Feb 27, 2012 — From January into June, about 8,000 registered thoroughbred colts and fillies will be born in Kentucky. As 3-year-olds, a few may be Triple Crown contenders. NPR's Noah Adams was there as one was born.
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Oct 19, 2010 — Julie Rovner is one of the very few people who's seen Secretariat's final resting place — check out her photo of the famous racehorse's grave, and watch a video of Secretariat's brilliant race at Belmont.
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