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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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South Carolina primary

Jan 21, 2012 — In South Carolina one wedding party found a political backdrop for their big day.
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Jan 21, 2012 — It's been said that if a candidate wins the South Carolina primary, he wins the party's nomination. But winning the state's vote sometimes means getting dirty.
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Jan 21, 2012 — The third major contest of the 2012 Republican presidential campaign is being held today in South Carolina and we'll be live blogging as the news comes in, starting around 6 p.m. ET. Polls close at 7 p.m. ET.
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Jan 20, 2012 — In South Carolina, comedian Stephen Colbert and former GOP candidate Herman Cain joined forces at an event dubbed the "Rock Me Like a Herman Cain: South Cain-olina Primary Rally."
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Jan 20, 2012 — South Carolinans are so cynical about the sorts of things that happen in campaigns in their state that many chalk up the ABC News interview in which Marianne Gingrich said the former speaker asked for an open marriage as a dirty trick. That may be why many South Carolina voters seemed inclined to dismiss that story and move on.
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Jan 18, 2012 — Meet a mother of three who's decided to pack up her family and hit the campaign trail in South Carolina volunteering for GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. She tells NPR's Melissa Block she hopes her home-schooled children learn from the experience.
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Jan 17, 2012 — Newt Gingrich criticized Obama for the growth in food stamps, calling him "the best food stamp president in American history." He later said that "more people have been put on food stamps by Barack Obama than any president in American history." We check it out.
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Jan 17, 2012 — While his rivals scored points against Mitt Romney, none seemed to do anything to upend his candidacy. So the former Massachusetts governor still seemed to have a good shot at winning South Carolina, a state which has voted for every nominee since 1980.
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Jan 13, 2012 — He's also given Comedy Central's Jon Stewart control of his SuperPAC. What high jinks will they get up to?
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Jan 12, 2012 — An Insider Advantage poll done for The Augusta Chronicle and The Savannah Morning News show Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich in a statistical tie. Romney's support was put at 23 percent while Gingrich's was at 21 percent. The poll had a margin-of-error of 3.6 percent.
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