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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Jun 18, 2008 — Richard Evans Schultes visited uncharted lands in search of science and came back with art. His photographs, now on display at the Smithsonian, offer hypnotic insights into the birth of ethnobotany.
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Apr 14, 2008 — Benson, 78, has spent the past five decades capturing famous faces from the Beatles to the Clintons. As he takes a stroll through a retrospective of his work, he shares the secret to making his subjects look natural.
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Feb 1, 2008 — Photographer Robb Kendrick traveled 41,000 miles searching for cowboys. His six-year quest took him across 14 states, Mexico, and Canada. He emerged with Still, a book of images that seem trapped in time.
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Nov 9, 2007 — Photographer Allan Tannenbaum was given rare access to John Lennon just 10 days before the artist was killed. He discusses his decision to wait 27 years to publish the intimate photos he shot of Lennon and Yoko Ono.
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Nov 1, 2007 — Ashley Gilbertson says that documenting life in Iraq inverted his perceptions of war and the role of the photographer. He discusses his book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and the experiences that still haunt him.
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Feb 15, 2007 — Photographer Suzanne Opton's portraits of U.S. troops, many posed with their heads down, offer a unique look at the faces of our military. Her images are being exhibited at the Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art gallery in New York through March 24.
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Nov 10, 2006 — A new collection of photos by Al Wertheimer captures that moment in time when a young man from Tupelo, Miss., went from being a regional heartthrob to an international sensation.
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Jul 31, 2006 — Photos from an American freelancer living in Beirut capture how the war between Hezbollah and Israel is affecting the largely Christian north and the Muslim south in very different ways — and also how the tragedy links both sides.
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Sep 30, 2005 — In L.A. and D.C., a National Geographic Society event highlights the work of select filmmakers, photographers and artists from under-represented areas of the globe.
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Feb 4, 2005 — Between 1978 and 1980, photographer Bruce Talamon toured with reggae singer Bob Marley and shot some of the most popular images of the musician. He talks about his experiences touring with Marley with NPR's Alex Chadwick.
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