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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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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Sep 21, 2012 — Riding piggy-back atop a Boeing 747, the shuttle performed a fly-by at several iconic spots, from Malibu and Santa Monica to the Getty Center, the Griffith Observatory, and Vandenberg Air Force Base.
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Sep 21, 2012 — Carried atop a cargo jet, the shuttle is set to take off from Edwards Air Force Base at 8 a.m. PT. It will fly low over Sacramento, San Francisco and Monterey on its way to Los Angeles.
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Sep 5, 2012 — The space shuttle Endeavour will make its final trip next month, to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. But at 78 feet wide, Endeavour can't squeeze through highway overpasses. So its planned 12-mile route must be cleared of trees in the medians and sidewalks.
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Jun 7, 2011 — An astronaut's photo provides a never-before-seen perspective of the space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station.
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Jun 1, 2011 — The space shuttle Endeavour landed safely in Florida early today, bringing to a close its final mission in space. Watch the video.
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May 18, 2011 — Mississippi River expected to crest on Thursday at Vicksburg, Mississippi; the space shuttle Endeavour docks at the international space station; Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the IMF should set up an interim leadership structure since jailed leader IMF head cannot lead
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May 16, 2011 — Not long after the space shuttle Endeavour blasted into space this morning, shuttle enthusiasts were using the #NASATweetup hashtag on Twitter to share photos.
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May 16, 2011 — Aides say those were the first words from Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) after she watched this morning as her husband, Commander Mark Kelly, and five other astronauts successfully launched into space aboard the shuttle Endeavour.
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Apr 29, 2011 — Severe storms crashed through six states yesterday, killing more than 300 people. President Obama will visit damaged Alabama. The Endeavour shuttle launches today and President Obama and Rep. Gabby Giffords watch; political unrest in Uganda.
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