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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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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 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Rafael Nadal

Jan 26, 2014 — The Swiss underdog won his first Grand Slam singles title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset of favored Rafael Nadal, who suffered a back injury.
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Jan 24, 2014 — Spain's Rafael Nadal reaches his third Australian Open championship after defeating his longtime Swiss rival 7-6(4), 6-3, 6-3 Friday in Melbourne. Nadal faces Stan Wawrinka in the final.
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Sep 9, 2013 — After four grueling sets No. 2 Rafael Nadal defeated No. 1 Novak Djokovik to win the U.S. Open men's singles title 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
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Jun 24, 2013 — After winning the French Open earlier this month, Rafael Nadal falls early at Wimbledon, losing to Belgium's Steve Darcis, ranked No. 135 in the world. It's the first loss for Nadal in the opening round of a Grand Slam.
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Jul 19, 2012 — The defending gold medalist, said the decision to bow out was one of the "saddest days" of his career.
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Jun 11, 2012 — The Spanish superstar had been tied with Sweden's Bjorn Borg for the most French wins. He's also now won 11 Grand Slam titles. Serbia's Novak Djokovic was trying for his fourth straight major tournament title, but came up short.
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Jan 24, 2011 — The first grand slam tournament of the tennis year is into its second week in Melbourne, Australia, and world No. 1 Rafael Nadal is hurtling toward what would be his fourth major title in a row.
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