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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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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.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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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Jun 17, 2014 — The last tornado deaths in the area came 10 years ago, the National Weather Service says. Residents who were evacuated Monday have been allowed to return to sift through the destruction.
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Jun 16, 2014 — Two twisters swept through the state's rural northeast, flattening one small town and causing serious damage in two others. One person was killed.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.
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Jan 20, 2014 — Authorities say there have been deaths and a number of injuries at the animal feed processing plant, but haven't given specifics.
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Feb 18, 2013 — The Republican senator is a two-term governor who ran for Senate in 2007. He was President Bush's agriculture secretary. His term ends in 2014.
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Feb 29, 2012 — After sending mixed signals in his customary style, former Bob Kerrey, the former U.S. senator from Nebraska, has decided to run for the Senate again, which some Senate Democrats see as improving their chances to hold onto control of the chamber.
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Jun 3, 2011 — A couple college friends decided Omaha needed a music venue. The community they created led developers to remake a whole neighborhood.
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