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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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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.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · An Israeli airstrike killed three Hamas military commanders, who were buried shortly later amid threats that the militant group would respond.
 

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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 18, 2014 — The indie-rock band is starting to unveil music from its new double LP, ...And Star Power. Watch Sam France and his bandmates perform the album's first single, "How Can You Really," live at KEXP.
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Aug 15, 2014 — Watch the gothic folk singer team up with cellist Janel Leppin for a spellbinding performance for WAMU's Bandwidth.fm.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Watch the consistently excellent Austin pop-rock band perform "Inside Out," from its new album They Want My Soul, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
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Aug 11, 2014 — Even after more than a year of touring, the band dulled neither its wit nor its edgy on-stage presence. Watch Parquet Courts perform "Black And White" for KEXP.
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Aug 7, 2014 — The Nashville singer recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to play songs from her latest album, All or Nothin'. Watch Lane perform the tough-minded title track with her backing band.
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Aug 6, 2014 — The British indie-pop band stops by WAMU in Washington, D.C., to play songs from 2000's recently reissued Suburban Light. Watch Alasdair MacLean and his crew perform "Reflections After Jane."
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Aug 5, 2014 — Twenty-plus years into a remarkably consistent career, the pop-rock band retains its capacity to surprise and delight. Watch Spoon perform "Knock Knock Knock" from its new album, They Want My Soul.
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Jul 31, 2014 — Watch the unpeggable songwriter perform a B-side from her classic album, I Am Shelby Lynne, live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.
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Jul 28, 2014 — Everyone's favorite asthma-ridden Australian performed a special show for KEXP fans in Seattle. Watch Barnett perform her hit song, "Avant Gardener," live at The Triple Door.
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Jul 21, 2014 — No matter what style or genre he's pursuing, Lanegan possesses a voice that's deep, dusky and unmistakable. Watch him perform "I Am the Wolf" live from KEXP's studios in Seattle.
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