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August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to the chairman of the Senate committee that oversees the agency. Sen. Dianne Feinstein had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it, but an inquiry concluded that some CIA officials had in fact done so.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country, where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Morning Edition for May 5, 2014

May 5, 2014 — Even where there is peace, there is distrust, as the country divides along ethnic lines. In the government-controlled capital, members of the Nuer ethnic group are seeking protection in a U.N. camp.
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May 5, 2014 — The website Unlock Iran documents what life is like for political prisoners in Iran. Activists say that little has changed despite promises by the new Iranian president to overhaul the country.
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May 5, 2014 — Going into midterm elections, this key demographic poses a big challenge for Democrats: getting their most reliable female supporters to become more reliable voters.
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May 5, 2014 — The award is for politicians who made unpopular decisions but they believed to be right. In 1990, Bush broke his own no new taxes pledge and accepted higher taxes to cut the federal deficit.
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May 5, 2014 — Tensions remain high in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine. Violence has led to the worst death toll since February, including more than 30 pro-Russian separatists who died in a building fire.
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May 5, 2014 — Maybe it's true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People are judging your personality from the first word you speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.
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May 5, 2014 — Brain training has become a multimillion-dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don't waste your time and money on brain games. You'd be better off learning how to quilt.
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May 5, 2014 — After this month, officials in Portugal say they will no longer need further assistance form the European Union bailout plan.
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May 5, 2014 — Warren Buffett is under fire for not opposing Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan more aggressively. Buffett spoke about his decision at a shareholder meeting for his company Berkshire Hathaway.
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May 5, 2014 — David Weil is responsible for enforcing federal protections such as the minimum wage and overtime. Weil, an economist at Boston University, has spent his whole career studying workplace issues.
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