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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.
 
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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Meanwhile, more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.
 

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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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Oct 26, 2012 — A bunt that only traveled about 40 feet may turn out to be one of the World Series' most important moments. It pushed the Giants' first run across the plate. San Francisco and Detroit resume play Saturday night.
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Oct 24, 2012 — Not a seamhead? Trapped in a conversation about the World Series, which starts tonight? Here are a couple bits of baseball trivia you can drop before pretending to get a phone call and scurrying away.
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Oct 23, 2012 — The San Francisco Giants came back to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the National League championship series Monday. They face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
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Jun 16, 2012 — Baseball is less about what happened than it is about who did it and why. Baseball, says commentator Alva NoŽ, really is a kind of study of responsibility. Johan Santana's and Matt Cain's recent pitching gems give us food for thought.
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Jun 14, 2012 — VIDEO: When the last out was made and Matt Cain's perfect game was in the record books, San Francisco fans went nuts. See what it was like in the stands.
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Jul 22, 2011 — The search for who was responsible for the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan earlier this year after a game in Los Angeles against the Dodgers took a surprising turn Thursday.
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