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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 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff. Two weeks ago, the group threatened to kill Sotloff in a video depicting the beheading of James Foley, another American journalist.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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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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All Things Considered for March 21, 2014

Mar 21, 2014 — President Obama met Friday with executives from several high-profile tech companies worried over government surveillance practices, a topic that scrambles the usual political landscape.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and Russia, the GOP position on poverty issues and the approaching deadline for ACA enrollment.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read letters from listeners about the Mexican War of Independence and responses to the claim that American parents are too overprotective.
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Mar 21, 2014 — A U.S. Education Department report finds what it calls a pattern of punitive policies and educational neglect that disproportionately hurt black, Latino and Native American students in public schools.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Greece's economy is expected to rebound this year. But for one couple living in Athens, things don't feel better.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Russia's actions in Ukraine have brought NATO's mission into much clearer focus. The military alliance now faces a political crisis in its own backyard, in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Europe has been trying to reduce its energy dependence on Russia for years. The crisis in Crimea has given the effort a greater sense of urgency.
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Mar 21, 2014 — As e-cigarettes become popular, bosses and others continue to mull over the pros and cons of letting workers vape on the job. Are e-cigs a polluting gateway to tobacco, or do they help smokers quit?
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Mar 21, 2014 — The profile of the judiciary has already changed significantly under the president, especially when it comes to the number of African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian-Americans he's appointed.
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Mar 21, 2014 — The New York Knicks were once a marquee NBA franchise; now, they're a dysfunctional mess. How do you save the Knicks? Bring in Phil Jackson, of course. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis discusses the hire.
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