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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 · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff. Two weeks ago, the group threatened to kill Sotloff in a video depicting the beheading of James Foley, another American journalist.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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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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Why Music Matters

Feb 25, 2012 — The Irish pop group's music gave a gay teenager the courage to come out to his religious family.
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Sep 23, 2012 — NASA mission specialist Stan Love's playlist also includes David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
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Aug 19, 2012 — "The O.R. is a naturally rhythmic place," says Divya Singh, but a little Pink Floyd doesn't hurt.
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Jul 21, 2012 — Iranian-born musician Aria Saadi vowed escape from the country after a party he was performing at was broken up by authorities.
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Jul 1, 2012 — Olympic athlete Christian Niccum says a song from the band's 1967 debut put him in a trance-like state — and helped him conquer the world's toughest luge track.
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May 27, 2012 — A young artist in Seattle named Vivi Perez almost gave up on high school — that is, until a community activist group introduced her to the music business. Perez tells her story for our series "Why Music Matters."
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May 13, 2012 — Amy O'Neal is a choreographer who recently took on a daunting task: an entire performance without a single note of music.
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