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August 26, 2014 | NPR · At the same time, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are to meet on Tuesday amid speculation that they might discuss the possibilities for a political solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · David Greene talks to George Mason University Professor Mark Katz, who believes both Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama's policies have helped to advance the Islamic State.
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the spirits of Hindu nationalists. But it also appears to be increasing tensions between Hindus and the Muslim minority.
 

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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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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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Bonus Round: Ask Me Another

Apr 23, 2014 — What hath the Bard wrought? A legacy of words and idioms you'll recognize from pop culture and even your own speech. On the occasion of his 450th birthday, Ask Me Another presents this handy glossary.
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Jan 5, 2014 — On the twelfth day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A bunch of pop culture math questions that weren't on your SATs. For example, what do you get when you add Jay-Z's "Problems" to Three Dog Night's "Loneliest Number"? You'll find calculus is a lot less scary when it involves your favorite band in the game "Replacement Math."
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Jan 4, 2014 — On the eleventh day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a third round of holiday trivia, this time with more Schwarzenegger. Plus a chance to win Jonathan Coulton's CD, Artificial Heart.
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Jan 3, 2014 — On the tenth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: every song house musician Jonathan Coulton played on the show in season two. Completists, rejoice.
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Jan 2, 2014 — On the 9th day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg as a Canadian Girl Scout.
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Jan 1, 2014 — On the eighth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A Charlie Brown Christmas trivia, and the chance to win tickets to a live recording of the show.
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Dec 31, 2013 — It may come as no surprise that since Ask Me Another tapes in a bar, we are no strangers to the bottom of a glass. (With responsibility, of course.) On the seventh day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: cocktail recipes inspired by the show's games, contestants and guests.
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Dec 30, 2013 — On the sixth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a trivia game paying tribute to our favorite accordion-playing, pop culture-loving, food-punning parodist, "Weird Al" Yankovic.
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Dec 29, 2013 — On the fifth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: Jonathan Coulton in a tux! Check out this old photo we dug up of Coulton's days as a Whiffenpoof (That's a collegiate a cappella group...not a type of exotic bird.)
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Dec 28, 2013 — On the fourth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a game inspired by Mad Men. Contestants have to answer questions about silly but shockingly authentic etiquette rules dating from the 1960s.
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