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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 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
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?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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Weekend Edition Sunday for November 25, 2012

Nov 25, 2012 — After Superstorm Sandy, Kathleen Chaney found a bundle of letters along the New Jersey shore. Tied with a pink ribbon and thoroughly soaked, the letters tell the story of a wartime romance.
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Nov 25, 2012 — Now married and a mother, the Grammy-winning songwriter says she's more aware than ever of the habits that allow her to stay productive.
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Nov 25, 2012 — The hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast stop by Weekend Edition Sunday to share some favorite new music from the Latin world.
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Nov 25, 2012 — Calls for secession in Spain's northern region have been reignited by the economic crisis. Catalonia's leader is vowing to call a referendum on independence, if he's returned to power in Sunday's election.
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Nov 25, 2012 — Fighting between rebel and government forces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has set off a humanitarian crisis. In one small refugee camp, workers from international aid groups are doing what they can to try and help some of the roughly 100,000 Congolese displaced by the fighting.
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Nov 25, 2012 — With mixers, blenders and food processors found in most kitchens, the primitive mortar and pestle may seem out of place. But the Stone Age tool can't be beat when it comes to creating tasty salsas, pestos and curries, chefs say.
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Nov 25, 2012 — Every answer consists of a made-up two-word phrase in which the first word starts with CH, and the second word is pronounced the same as the first except with an SH sound at the start. (The spelling may or may not change.) For example, given the clue "some Central African fish," the answer would be "Chad shad."
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