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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 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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Gov. Nikki Haley

Dec 26, 2012 — The House Democratic caucus will include a record number of women and minorities next year. But when it comes to top statewide offices, minorities do better running as Republicans.
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Dec 17, 2012 — Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is stepping down to be president of the Heritage Foundation. Scott is a freshman congressman and will be the Senate's only African-American.
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Dec 8, 2012 — Former Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat; comedian Stephen Colbert is politely but firmly rejected as a potential senator to succeed retiring Republican Jim DeMint because he forgot what South Carolina's state drink is.
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Aug 28, 2012 — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who is Indian-American, accuses Democrats of telling minorities that the GOP is the "party that hates you."
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Aug 1, 2012 — Michael Haley is a first lieutenant in the South Carolina National Guard. He's the first gubernatorial spouse to be heading into the combat zones of either Iraq or Afghanistan, officials say.
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Apr 5, 2012 — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has some unsolicited advice for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on appealing to female voters. "The golden ticket that people need to see and see more of is Ann Romney," Haley said during an interview with NPR.
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Dec 28, 2011 — Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has told her Cabinet agencies that all employees should answer their phones with this greeting: "It's a great day in South Carolina. How can I help you?" Two Democratic lawmakers say things aren't good enough to say that.
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Dec 16, 2011 — An observer of South Carolina politics and electorate attitudes says that while Nikki Haley's endorsement of Mitt Romney will help, it won't mean as much as it would have months ago when she was more popular.
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