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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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Aug 22, 2014 — Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.
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Aug 22, 2014 — The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.
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May 23, 2014 — Aviation companies want to fly drones along your street and over your backyard. But legally they may not have the right. You own your house, but what about the space above it?
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May 20, 2014 — Where do middle-class workers feel richest? Where does the cost of living take the biggest bite?
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May 16, 2014 — Today on the show: The penny. And the strange spot it occupies in our economy. It's worth almost nothing, but not quite.
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May 16, 2014 — How much of what we think of as the beautiful sound of a Stradivarius is the instrument itself — and how much is the brand?
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May 9, 2014 — What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?
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May 9, 2014 — There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?
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Apr 30, 2014 — On today's show, we visit a country with almost no government, but a lot of entrepreneurs who have become humanitarians for profit.
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