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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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Planet Money

Aug 15, 2014 — Today on the show, the future as seen from the 1964 World's Fair. And how the future actually turned out.
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Aug 15, 2014 — Most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. But Uganda is trying something different.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Nearly 80 percent of all the U.S. currency in the world is in $100 bills. But some people want to get rid of the bill altogether.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Most U.S. cash is in $100 bills, but you rarely see them. Today on the show, where in the world are all the $100s? And what are they being used for?
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Aug 12, 2014 — Yes, inequality is rising in the U.S. But it's falling when you look at all of humanity.
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Aug 8, 2014 — Today on the show, how a bankrupt city is dealing with the most basic of problems — how to get people to pay their bills.
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Aug 6, 2014 — On today's show, we look at a huge, often overlooked, surprisingly interesting corner of the tax code: The Earned Income Tax Credit.
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Aug 1, 2014 — A half a billion dollars. A Harvard professor. And, maybe, the end of campaign finance as we know it.
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Jul 30, 2014 — Today on the show: Why most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.
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Jul 25, 2014 — Today we build our show from three short Planet Money stories. We look at when a dollar is not worth a dollar; publishing without a publisher; and, of course, Ikea.
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