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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 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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All Things Considered for June 22, 2014

Jun 22, 2014 — President Obama has said that the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military action in Iraq to confront insurgents and that he will consult Congress. But he's said nothing about seeking its approval.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Government forces and separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine are each blaming the other for alleged violations of a cease-fire announced Friday. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Corey Flintoff in Kiev about how the conflict is playing out on the ground.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Starting July 1, the state's licensed gun owners will be able to carry their firearms into some schools, bars, churches and libraries. But there's uncertainty over how, exactly, the new law will work.
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Jun 22, 2014 — The case of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-confessed architect of the Sept. 11 attacks, is moving slowly. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald about the latest in that legal process and other Guantanamo trials.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Soccer players aren't the only ones battling on the pitch: Shoe brands are fighting it out as well. While Adidas and Nike dominate the market, Puma has a sneaky counterattack: mismatched shoes.
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Jun 21, 2014 — College programs in prison have become extremely rare, but one alum's story shows how incarceration can truly be reformative.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Trauma victims and the uninsured alike pour through the doors of LA County Hospital. Filmmaker-physician Ryan McGarry's new documentary, Code Black, takes viewers inside the busy emergency room.
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Jun 22, 2014 — When Saroo Brierley was 4, he hopped on the wrong train in rural India, losing his way and his family. But as he recounts in A Long Way Home, Google Earth helped him return decades later.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Those spiraling, psychedelic sound journeys have to start somewhere. All Things Considered asked the members of Phish to explain their process — and their answer is more systematic than you'd expect.
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