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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 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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From The Library Of 'Life'

Feb 1, 2013 — The first Super Bowl was in 1967, though most people at the time didn't think it was a big deal. Photographer Neil Leifer was there that day and looks back at how things have changed.
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Apr 5, 2012 — In the summer before the famous 1940 census, a group was dispatched for a test run. Photos from Life reveal even more about that time.
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Jan 10, 2012 — For the first time, you can see the complete original photo essay from Life magazine online.
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Dec 25, 2011 — Imagine the delight of calling Santa directly! In 1947, the New York City mega toy store F.A.O. Schwartz set up a line to their store Santa. A few photos of the children calling ran in a December issue of Life, but many of them were never published.
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Dec 7, 2011 — Previously unseen photos from Life show scenes just after the attack.
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Dec 1, 2011 — In the '90s, one photo came to symbolize the AIDS epidemic. Years later, Life editors revisit the story and discover that there's much more to it.
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Nov 23, 2011 — On the 75th anniversary of Life, see some of the photos that didn't make it into the magazine.
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Oct 5, 2011 — Life celebrates the movie's 50th birthday with a look back at Audrey's style.
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Aug 5, 2011 — Never-before-published photos celebrate the actress on what would be her 100th birthday.
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Jul 18, 2011 — To celebrate the astronaut's birthday, Life has curated a gallery of unseen archival photos.
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