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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jun 7, 2014 — Carlos Watson, co-founder of the online magazine Ozy.com, talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the offense and defense of making billion-dollar deals in Silicon Valley.
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May 31, 2014 — Quixey, a search engine for apps, hopes to challenge Google's place as King of the Internet Search. Ozy.com's Carlos Watson discusses that service and why you should keep an eye on Black & Sexy TV.
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May 24, 2014 — For every couple who posts and shares loving photos on social media, there's the scary question of what happens after a breakup. Ozy.com's Carlos Watson talks about the idea of a social media prenup.
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May 17, 2014 — Eugene Robinson, deputy editor of the online magazine Ozy, tells Tess Vigeland how Amsterdam is shaping up the red light district and about a New Orleans homicide detective who is an artist by day.
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May 10, 2014 — Paying $15 for a cup of coffee may sound alarming. Ozy.com co-founder Carlos Watson tells NPR's Arun Rath why some think it can be worth it. They also discuss a rising star on Portugal's soccer team.
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May 3, 2014 — Lots of people use Pinterest to bookmark projects, places and events that pique their interest. Ozy.com's Carlos Watson tells how some local police forces have started using the site to solve crimes.
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Apr 26, 2014 — Yet another digital dating model is on the horizon — one where user profiles are built completely from images. And it's not the kind of photos you might think.
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Apr 19, 2014 — These two projects are changing the system as we know it: One seeks to transform vacant lots into parks, and the other is using a fake hospital to foster real medical innovation.
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Apr 12, 2014 — From popularizing a feared subject to scaling down high-tech tools, here are two examples of experts solving complicated problems with simplicity.
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Apr 5, 2014 — There's a gold rush going on, but it has nothing to do with metal. Ozy.com co-founder Carlos Watson says the yellow Indian spice, with its healing properties, is seeing growing popularity in the U.S.
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