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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts met recently on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to come up with ways to resolve their countries' dispute over Ukraine.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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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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Aug 15, 2014 — A new era of leadership is emerging in New York City, and at the head of it is Melissa Mark-Viverito, who talks with Maria Hinojosa about leading, city ID cards and more.
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Aug 8, 2014 — What are we really talking about when we measure intelligence? We take a look at the so-called "achievement gap."
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Aug 1, 2014 — Mark Potok explains some of the extremism in protests against the surge of child migrants. And we talk to one man organizing protests at sites where children are housed.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Our live edition with WNYC's Soundcheck kicks off with a performance and interview by psychedelic salsa band La Mecánica Popular. Soundcheck's John Schaefer co-hosts.
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Jul 11, 2014 — Before we dive into some very personal stories about suicide, addiction and depression, we talk to two experts to get an overview of the state of Latino mental health.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Cuba has some of the most restrictive Internet access in the world, yet Cuban technophile Yoani Sanchez maintains her critical blog, and she sat down with host Maria Hinojosa to talk about it.
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Jun 27, 2014 — Sci-fi and fantasy literature often take on the story of the "other" among us. But non-white writers and fans can often feel left out. Latino USA's Daisy Rosario reports.
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Jun 20, 2014 — In this interview, a Latino USA source called K describes their conversations with children who migrated, alone, to the United States. K tells their stories and experiences to host Maria Hinojosa.
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Jun 13, 2014 — Amnesty International says 60 percent of Central-American women migrating through Mexico experience danger, including rape or being sold into prostitution. We hear the story of one Salvadoran woman.
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Jun 6, 2014 — Fremont, Nebraska, has an ordinance that punishes landlords for renting to undocumented people. The measure has sharply divided this once-polite Midwestern town.
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