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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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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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All Things Considered for February 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014 — Clashes between the demonstrators and police renewed in Ukraine on Tuesday, leaving at least 25 dead, and on Wednesday protesters stormed the central post office.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Protests run deeper than the country's recent turn away from the European Union. Former ambassador Stephen Sestanovich discusses Ukraine's history, long fractured by language, culture and politics.
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Feb 19, 2014 — The competition is fierce: the defending South Korean champion, a 15-year-old Russian phenom who has thrilled the figure skating world, and three Americans heading into Thursday in the top 10.
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Feb 19, 2014 — This winter's freezing conditions have produced near historic levels of ice cover over the Great Lakes — and some people are taking walks on the ice.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Nick Epley at the University of Chicago has been studying the effects of naming inanimate things like storms. He finds that doing so gives them human-like qualities —among them, intentionality.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Only one third of teenage girls have gotten the recommended three shots of HPV vaccine to protect against cervical cancer. Doctors are trying to figure out what will get them in the door.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is trying to help Alzheimer's patients experience fewer behavioral issues. Robert Siegel speaks with researcher Mariana Figueiro and psychiatrist Guerman Ermolenko.
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Feb 19, 2014 — A huge amount of ancient helium rises from the rocks beneath Yellowstone National Park each week — about enough to fill a Goodyear blimp. Scientists say it's due to a huge volcano underneath the park.
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Feb 19, 2014 — People with severe injuries tend to fare much better at specialized trauma centers than in typical emergency rooms. But a study suggests less equipped hospitals are hanging on to patients who can pay.
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Feb 19, 2014 — With his gold medal win Wednesday in the Giant Slalom, American skier Ted Ligety cements his place as the world's greatest in the sport. Tamara Keith reports from Sochi with details on Ligety's run.
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