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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 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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New Mexico

Aug 9, 2014 — An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.
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Apr 24, 2014 — The Feb. 14 release of radioactive material at the facility in New Mexico that contaminated 21 workers was due to poor management and lack of oversight, the Department of Energy says.
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Dec 19, 2013 — The state's Supreme Court unanimously ruled to validate a practice that had started on the county level in the absence of a specific state law.
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Oct 4, 2013 — New Mexico's 27 dishes as well as a 100-meter antenna in West Virginia are among the National Science Foundation-funded telescopes that are being pointed upright into the "stow" position, preventing astronomers from continuing their work.
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Jun 20, 2012 — These may look like simple landscape photos — but they are actually a study of the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Aug 4, 2011 — If there were such a thing a mayor school, Sunland Park, NM Mayor Martin Resendiz would make a good case study of how not to conduct city business. The mayor admitted in a court document that he was drunk when he signed nine contracts with a company that later sued for payment.
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Feb 18, 2011 — Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico will retire, putting another Democratic seat in play. Bingaman chairs the Senate Energy Committee.
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