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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 recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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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 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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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 24, 2014

Feb 24, 2014 — The new authorities in Kiev are trying to consolidate power and capture former President Viktor Yanukovych. Meanwhile, demonstrators in parts of eastern Ukraine are supporting closer ties with Moscow.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Andranik Migranyan is the director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, a Russian-funded think tank with ties to Russia's leadership. He explains Russia's view of the protests in Ukraine.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Jason Collins became the first openly gay male athlete to play in any of the four largest professional sports in the U.S. He joined the Brooklyn Nets in what many are calling a historic moment.
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Feb 24, 2014 — John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving congressman in U.S. history, announced he won't run in 2014. As Tracy Samilton reports, Dingell's state will lose more than an icon when he retires.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Baby boomers are setting new records for divorce. Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Powerful cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was charged Monday with violating drug trafficking laws. He was a vicious killer. But many see him as a hero who helped the poor and maintained order.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Recently arrested Mexican crime lord "El Chapo" Guzman left one of his deadliest marks on Chicago. As Patrick Smith of WBEZ reports, the city is a major hub for his drug distribution network.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Noelle Pikus-Pace may have just won silver for the U.S. in skeleton, but the Olympian was once close to retirement after tragedy. She talks about her return to the sport and the medal podium.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Renowned concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, once thought to be the oldest living Holocaust survivor, has died at age 110. Her story is told in the Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6.
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Feb 24, 2014 — You've heard "Let It Go" sung by Tony Award-winning soprano Idina Menzel. But what if you wanted to hear the Frozen anthem in Cantonese, Portuguese, French, Japanese, German or Russian?
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