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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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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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Morning Edition for February 28, 2014

Feb 28, 2014 — The Congressional Budget Office predicts the Affordable Care Act will create incentives for millions of workers to cut back on their hours, or even retire early. That could drag down the economy.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Problems with online insurance marketplaces have hampered the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in many states. Connecticut, a success story, is trying to turn its expertise into a business.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York talks to David Greene about his ongoing efforts to get immigration overhaul passed this year. Schumer says don't kick the can down the road on this issue.
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Feb 28, 2014 — The Oscars are this Sunday, and Hollywood stars will flock to the red carpet with hopes of getting an Academy Award. But even those who don't get a trophy, still get a pretty nice consolation prize.
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Feb 28, 2014 — In the Chicago suburb of Lockport, the owner of the Big Run Wolf Ranch took his small tiger out for a stroll. Even though the cat was on a leash, he faces misdemeanor charges.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Delta is making radical changes to its Sky Miles frequent-flier program. It is rewarding the customers who buy the most expensive tickets instead of giving miles equally based on miles flown.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Armed men are patrolling two airports in the Ukrainian province of Crimea, and Ukraine's acting president is blaming Russia. Russia says its troops have nothing to do with it.
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Feb 28, 2014 — The Jones Act, which dates back to World War I, is part of the reason New Jersey ran short of salt this winter.
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Feb 28, 2014 — When the deal goes live, it will allow poker players in the two states to sit down at the same virtual table, and the states will split the revenues. But some in the casino industry are against it.
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Feb 28, 2014 — The Android-based Blackphone, set to hit the market this summer, will help answer the question of whether consumers are willing to pay for privacy.
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