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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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Nov 22, 2013 — NPR is pleased to be one of the first audio partners with Google Newsstand, where you're now able to read NPR stories, listen and engage, on and offline.
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Sep 2, 2013 — On this Labor Day, let's celebrate those who do the hardest work in the only way we know how: telling their stories. See portraits from the new visual storytelling project Public Square and a Q&A with the folks who got it started, NPR Multimedia Producer Claire O'Neill and KPCC's Grant Slater.
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Aug 28, 2013 — To commemorate 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, NPR and Member Stations deep-dive into the March's legacy and spark new dialogue around contemporary social movements.
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Jul 21, 2013 — You may need some napkins for this one. Today we all scream for what may be the coolest holiday of the year, National Ice Cream Day.
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Feb 8, 2013 — Rob Lowe is just as friendly and enthusiastic as the character he plays on NBC's Parks and Recreation. He talked to Host Alex Cohen with Member Station KPCC about his movie and TV career, and the word that has brought him a new following, "literally." We're just glad to say he LITERALLY loves NPR.
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