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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · An Israeli airstrike killed three Hamas military commanders, who were buried shortly later amid threats that the militant group would respond.
 

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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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Rep. Anthony Weiner

Apr 22, 2013 — The disgraced politician who resigned his congressional seat after sending sexual images to female followers on the social networking site — and then lying about it — rejoined Twitter on Monday. His first tweet was a link to a policy paper he authored.
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Sep 14, 2011 — The loss of a special election in New York is being viewed as another sign that voters' unhappiness with President Obama is hurting his fellow Democrats.
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Jul 8, 2011 — A special election is set for Sept. 13 in the heavily Democratic district. Assemblyman David Weprin, the Democrats' choice, says he's never used Twitter — the social networking tool at the center of Weiner's sexting scandal.
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Jun 26, 2011 — Do our names help determine our future careers? Just ask attorney Sue Yoo. And with a name that sounds an awful lot like "camera," blogger Scott Cameron never stood a chance at avoiding a broadcasting career.
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Jun 19, 2011 — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin doesn't have to deal with press conferences from once-friendly former porn stars or tabloids publishing photos of his illegitimate child (if he has either). So speculation about his private life flourishes online.
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Jun 17, 2011 — The congressman, who was in his seventh term, is resigning after revelations of an extramarital sexting scandal.
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Jun 16, 2011 — The New York Democrat's once-bright political career imploded after a lewd photo he sent via Twitter to a college coed was posted online over Memorial Day weekend.
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Jun 16, 2011 — In his heyday, the New York congressman had been one of his party's best deliverers of the Democratic Message, whatever it was at any given moment. The irony is that he became a distraction from the Message once revelations surfaced about his online exchanges with several woman. That, in the end, proved unforgivable.
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Jun 16, 2011 — The New York Democrat's once-bright political career imploded after a lewd photo he sent via Twitter to a college coed was posted online over Memorial Day weekend. That led to revelations that have ultimately forced him from office. He is expected to announce his resignation at 2 p.m. ET.
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Jun 14, 2011 — The president weighed in on the scandal over the married congressman's sexually charged Internet exchanges. He's joined fellow Democrats in pressuring Weiner to leave.
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