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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces. By midday, the neighborhood was in riot.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Both sides have traded barbs and criticism over the other's policies. Some believe the public feud stems from a personal animosity between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
 

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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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Dec 11, 2013 — As the Planet Money t-shirts (all 25,000 of them) have fanned out across the country, so too has the multi-everything microsite. Word of the XXL-sized reporting project has cropped up in Fast Company, Of A Kind, Glamour, Gizmodo and on The Colbert Report.
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Oct 10, 2013 — Perhaps great minds do think alike, because over the last few weeks, NPR was on the brain (and lips) of an internationally acclaimed rock star, a pro baseball pitcher-turned-substitute P.E. teacher, a favorite Saturday Night Live alum a hip hop artist and a late night talk show host.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The NPR special series The Summer of '63 culminated yesterday with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. As other media followed and discussed the events happening here in DC, NPR's work was highlighted and our journalists were asked to be a part of their conversations.
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Aug 5, 2013 — NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers, who has been covering the Middle East from bases in Egypt and around the region for the last three years, joined MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports this afternoon to discuss international efforts to mediate tension in Egypt.
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Jun 18, 2013 — On Saturday, Iran elected Hasan Rowhani its new president in a vote watched by people around the world. NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep was reporting from the country last week and joined CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront to talk about what he saw.
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Apr 26, 2013 — NPR's Planet Money co-host Adam Davidson appeared on The Colbert Report last week to explain Bitcoin and what "shady people" do with this digital currency. To wrap up the segment, Host Stephen Colbert added some NPR-style context to the issue.
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Apr 24, 2013 — During the stream of breaking news last week, NPR News was mid-move to our new HQ. Divided between two buildings, our journalists reported hours of live coverage without missing a beat. Their work helped inform people across the country not only on air but on television screens as well.
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Mar 20, 2013 — NPR was at SXSW last week, while the rest of us kept tabs on music and tech happenings online and in social media. Check out photos from the sights and shows in Austin, and see press coverage of NPR activities at the conference.
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Feb 15, 2013 — NPR headquarters may be in Washington, D.C., but we've got correspondents, shows and coverage happening across the country and around the world. Here's a snapshot of how our journalists and reporting are making news cycles from LA to Austin and up the East Coast.
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Feb 11, 2013 — We've got some exciting news to share today: Our own Anya Grundmann, Director and Executive Producer of NPR Music, is part of the 2013 Billboard Power 100 list.
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