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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Aug 20, 2014 — Also: Huge protests in Pakistan call on the Prime Minister to resign; landslides in Hiroshima kill many people; and North Korea insults Secretary of State John Kerry's "lantern jaw".
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Aug 19, 2014 — Also: A California fire prompts officials to call for thousands of evacuations; Iceland may get a volcanic eruption; and wreckage near Java is identified as a U.S. Navy ship that sank in World War 2.
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Aug 18, 2014 — Also: The latest from Ferguson, Missouri; two freight trains collide in Arkansas, killing two; and Cambridge University seeks a PhD researcher to study chocolate.
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Aug 15, 2014 — Also: Pope Francis celebrates Mass for thousands of South Koreans; losing Mississippi GOP Senate candidate files a lawsuit; and San Francisco's Candlestick Park will be demolished.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Also: A Russian truck convoy allegedly carrying relief aid is headed for Ukraine; more rockets come from North Korea as Pope Francis visits the region; and pro baseball gets a new commissioner.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Also: Canada will donate experimental Ebola medication to the W.H.O; record rainfall pours on Washington, D.C. area; and an Iranian is the first woman to win the world's top mathematics prize.
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Aug 12, 2014 — Also: The FBI will review the Missouri shooting death of a black teen; new Florida electoral maps will probably be challenged; and a U.S. woman reaches a plea deal in a terrorism support case.
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Aug 11, 2014 — Also: Protests In St. Louis become violent after black teen fatally shot by police; Hawaii's governor loses his Democratic primary; and a new survey finds the average price of gas is cheaper.
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Aug 8, 2014 — Also: Kerry visits Afghanistan, urging presidential candidates to compromise; Florida lawmakers tinker with Congressional district maps; and Smokey the Bear is turning 70.
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Aug 7, 2014 — Also: Hawaii is facing two hurricanes; the truce continues to hold between Israel and the Palestinians; and a new musical on the troubles of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will debut next month.
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