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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Aug 27, 2012 — "A lot of people in this country have not realized or it does not get picked up in the polls [that] some black people can think for themselves," the one-time presidential contender said Monday. And there are more "American Black Conservatives," he said, than most people realize.
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Jul 27, 2012 — Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
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Mar 26, 2012 — During his brief run for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Herman Cain became well known for his 9-9-9 tax plan, the allegations of sexual harassment that threatened to drown out his message and his highly unusual videos. He's out with another.
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Jan 21, 2012 — Could Herman Cain's one percent of the South Carolina vote be thanks to a late-breaking endorsement by Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert?
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Jan 20, 2012 — In South Carolina, comedian Stephen Colbert and former GOP candidate Herman Cain joined forces at an event dubbed the "Rock Me Like a Herman Cain: South Cain-olina Primary Rally."
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Dec 5, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, U.S. options in Syria, Herman Cain's decision to quit, and changing the culture of schools. In the second hour, actor John Lithgow on his new memoir, Drama, and the ethics of doctors refusing to treat unvaccinated children.
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Dec 5, 2011 — The Georgia businessman suspended his campaign on Saturday. Now, Cain's former Republican rivals are courting his support and an Atlanta TV station says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will win it.
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Dec 5, 2011 — POLITICAL JUNKIE: No one saw this coming. But why should we have? Newt Gingrich's entire career is pockmarked with the kind of problems that would normally disqualify anyone seriously considering a run for president.
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Dec 3, 2011 — The Republican businessman said "false accusations" about an alleged affair and claims of sexual harassment had taken too much of a toll on his family. He vowed to keep pressing the issues that fueled his campaign.
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Dec 3, 2011 — From the Libya brain freeze to the "smoking ad," we look back at some of the Cain campaign's most excruciating moments.
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