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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.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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 March 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014 — Though the health insurance law is federal, we're not exactly all in this together. Each state runs its own insurance market and pools, so a big turnout of the healthy in New York won't help Texas.
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Mar 28, 2014 — In the 1970s, the U.S. Dietary Goals advised Americans to cut back on fat and eat more carbs to lower the risk of heart disease. But some experts say this high-carb, low-fat diet helped fuel obesity.
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Mar 28, 2014 — Christine Lagarde says giving women access to the job market isn't just about equal opportunity — it makes economic sense. In an interview, she also reflects on being the only woman in the room.
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Mar 28, 2014 — Aging baby boomers have made The Villages in central Florida the biggest retirement community in the world. Nobody under 50 can live there.
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Mar 28, 2014 — The new government has taken some steps says Anders Aslund, who advised Ukraine and Russia in the 1990s. They've let the exchange rate float and cut subsidies that he says enriched the ex president.
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Mar 28, 2014 — There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?
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Mar 28, 2014Finding Vivan Maier traces the life of a nanny who left behind a cache of 100,000 photos that earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the best American street photographers.
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Mar 28, 2014 — Ford Motor Company is adding 300 jobs and investing $500 million at its plant in Lima, Ohio. Earlier this month, Ford announced it was moving production of two truck models to Ohio from Mexico.
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Mar 28, 2014 — When a school hires its own students, it can bump up its ranking. One school employs 20 percent of its most recent graduates — and jumped nine spots in the rankings this year.
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Mar 28, 2014 — In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, entrepreneurs are going after a share of the Internet economy that usually goes to Asia. At a business incubator, they want to work with U.S. tech companies.
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