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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.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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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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Oct 15, 2012 — You may think you don't know the work of artist Wayne White, but if you watched videos or Pee-Wee's Playhouse, you probably do. In a new documentary, he talks about creativity and being a tough fit for the art world.
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Jun 22, 2012 — We catch up on seven documentaries screened at Silverdocs, including an Ann Richards biography, a gripping AIDS account, and a meditation on communication through touch.
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Jun 21, 2012 — A new documentary shows what goes on in the emergency department of a large public hospital in Oakland. While they do handle some actual emergencies, much of the staff's time is spent providing primary care for the uninsured.
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Jun 21, 2012 — 'Time Zero: The Last Year Of Polaroid Film' tells the story of how a bunch of artists got together to try to save the medium they loved.
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Jun 20, 2012 — The documentary The Imposter asks a very perplexing question about family and memory.
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Jun 19, 2012 — When Journey went looking for a new lead singer, they turned to the most obvious place: YouTube. What they found, a new documentary explains, was a bar singer from Manila who became the frontman of a quintessentially American band.
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Jun 18, 2012 — It's time again for the documentary festival that puts the "truth" in "truth is often much weirder than fiction."
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Mar 6, 2012 — A clip from Project Nim shows the confusion an animal raised by humans might feel when he met someone like himself.
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Feb 13, 2012 — A lovely short film about an unusual Bermuda institution is now yours for the viewing.
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Oct 20, 2011 — The documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey offers insight about the world of Sesame Street, but even more about the successful translation of an unusual talent into a profession.
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