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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 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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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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Aug 22, 2014 — Faulting the U.S. approach to hostage situations like the one his brother, James Foley, was in, Michael Foley says "We are sitting on prisoners in Guantanamo. It doesn't even have to be financial."
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Aug 22, 2014 — The vocalist, bassist and songwriter performs her own song "Movie" and a lighthearted rendition of the standard "Tea for Two" for host Michael Feinstein.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the Chinese warplane made several close passes of an American P-8 Poseidon, doing a barrel roll and flying wingtip-to-wingtip in an "aggressive" manner.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Lauryn Hill's song "Black Rage" is one of several released in response to the shooting and protests in Ferguson.
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Aug 22, 2014 — The city's ethics commission has supported a plan to use a random drawing to reward people who come to the ballot box.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Countries continue to impose travel restrictions, even though the World Health Organization has not recommended them.
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Aug 22, 2014 — In the annals of scary jobs, Emily Riedel's must be near the top. The 26-year-old is captain of a boat looking for gold at the bottom of an icy Alaska sea.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Hundreds of medicines contain hydrocodone, the addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Airlines have the right to refuse a passenger suspected of having Ebola. But if you're sick with a contagious disease, what are your rights when it comes to canceling and refunds?
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Aug 22, 2014 — People are hoping that one of America's oldest industries can help revitalize some of the state's post-industrial downtowns.
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