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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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 23, 2014 — The Scottish vote next month but it's not entirely clear whether they would keep the pound and the BBC. And then there's the naval base with Britain's nuclear subs.
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Aug 22, 2014 — A California mall straddles the border between two cities — and the minimum wage is higher on one side of the mall.
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Aug 22, 2014 — We end the show with words of wisdom from Army veteran Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, who tells us her favorite story about looking beyond your present situation.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo is a Cuban blogger and activist, and the editor of Cuba's first digital magazine, VOCES. Maria Hinojosa talks to Pardo Lazo about the democratic potential of the Internet.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Guillermo Gómez-Peña is one of the country's leading performance artists. Maria Hinojosa speaks to Gómez-Peña about a rare disease that paralyzed him and turned him into a prisoner in his own body.
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Aug 22, 2014 — In Siler City, North Carolina, two young Latinos are informing the community of police checkpoints via Facebook, to combat what they see as harassment.
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Aug 22, 2014 — It's not just the law that can keep you caged: In Mexico, kidnappings are on the rise. One man tells Oregon Public Broadcasting's Jordana Gustafson his harrowing experience.
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Aug 22, 2014 — In the '90s, prisoners in Texas painted elaborate scenes on handkerchiefs, called paños, with ballpoint pens. Maria Hinojosa goes to the home of a New York art collector who displays them in his home.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Megan Kamerick reports on one school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which offers high school diplomas — not GEDs — to county jail inmates.
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Aug 22, 2014 — Juan Echevarria served 15 years in prison and made the most of his time on the inside. He shares a few thoughts on the challenges former inmates face as they re-enter society.
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