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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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Malaysia Airlines

Aug 8, 2014 — Malaysia plans to nationalize its flag carrier Malaysia Airlines after back-to-back disasters and a 12-year stretch that saw the company restructured four times.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
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Jul 22, 2014 — Ukrainian officials said they hoped to fly the remains to the Netherlands for identification. Most of the passengers who died on the plane were Dutch.
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Jul 18, 2014 — The president says at least one U.S. citizen is among the nearly 300 people killed when the plane crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.
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Jul 17, 2014 — After a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Ukraine, several airlines have said they are now operating with caution in the area. The U.S. believes the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.
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Jul 17, 2014 — Vice President Biden says it appears that the Malaysia Airlines jet with nearly 300 people aboard was "blown out of the sky" over eastern Ukraine.
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May 29, 2014 — Search and salvage teams will assess where they should look next for the jet's remains after an Australian agency said the search area "can now be discounted as the final resting place of MH370."
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May 27, 2014 — Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 communicated with satellites as it flew across the Indian Ocean. Malaysia, however, is facing criticism for leaving out some information.
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Apr 24, 2014 — A large piece of metal was found this week along the coast of western Australia. But authorities are convinced it is not debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared on March 8.
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Apr 23, 2014 — Investigators are studying a piece of metal discovered on a beach in western Australia to see if it might be debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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