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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's 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 there's one bright spot: San Antonio, a city that's become a model for other mental health systems across the country. The city has saved $50 million over the past five years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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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Aug 20, 2014 — An all African-American Little League team from Chicago is drawing lots of attention and making a big impression. It's been 31 years since an all-black team made it into the Little League World Series.
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Aug 20, 2014 — Standard big box shopping centers are in decline. But other types of malls have sprung up in their place. Some are based on making shopping more convenient. Others focus on consumer experience — food, music and fitness activities.
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Aug 20, 2014 — Israel has resumed targeting "terror sites" across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state. The resumption of violence casts doubts about the future of indirect talks in Cairo between Israel and the Palestinians to stop the fighting between the two sides.
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Aug 20, 2014 — Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is an expert on infectious diseases at Boston University. She's going to Sierra Leone with two other doctors to help care for Ebola patients and learn more about the outbreak.
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Aug 20, 2014 — David Greene and Kelly McEvers have the Last Word in business.
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Aug 20, 2014 — David Greene talks to John Ourand, media reporter for the "Sports Business Journal," about the business of "Johnny Football." That's the nickname for Johnny Manziel, the rookie quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, whose bad behavior is getting a lot attention.
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Aug 20, 2014 — Law enforcement officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have been barring protesters and media from recording their actions, arresting photographers and reporters, and insisting that marchers walk instead of stay in one place. What constitutional rights do the protesters have, and how are police balancing them with public safety?
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Aug 20, 2014 — Kelly McEvers talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford about current U.S. policy in the region, and where it should be headed.
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Aug 20, 2014 — Morning Edition continues its series, "Alter Egos," which explores weekend hobbies, with David Greene talking to Medieval re-enactor Franklin Slaton of Birmingham, Alabama.
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Aug 20, 2014 — 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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