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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 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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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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Aug 18, 2014 — Citing health concerns, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave Ecuador's embassy, where he has lived for more than two years. He faces potential criminal charges in Sweden and the U.S.
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Apr 23, 2014 — The ex-U.S. Army intelligence analyst formerly known as Bradley Manning, made the request to reflect a change in gender identity.
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Aug 21, 2013 — The 25-year-old former Army intelligence analyst was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history. In 2010, he gave WikiLeaks more than 700,000 documents. A judge handed down his sentence Wednesday. The maximum punishment possible was 90 years in prison.
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Aug 14, 2013 — The Army private told a military judge that he understands now that he should have worked through the system. Manning has been convicted in the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history.
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Aug 1, 2013 — After Russia granted NSA leaker Edward Snowden a one-year asylum, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the move "undermines a long history of cooperation."
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Jul 31, 2013 — The severity of Bradley Manning's punishment is expected to hinge on his motives. The former Army intelligence analyst was acquitted of aiding the enemy, which would have put him in jeopardy of a life sentence. He was found guilty of other serious charges, from theft to espionage, for giving thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks.
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Jul 26, 2013 — Pfc. Bradley Manning, argued the defense, released classified information in an attempt to spark debate about things he found troubling about war and American diplomacy.
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Jul 25, 2013 — At issue is whether Pfc. Bradley Manning knowingly provided intelligence to enemies of the U.S. The aiding-the-enemy charge is punishable by life in prison.
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Jul 18, 2013 — That is the most serious charge against Pfc. Bradley Manning. It is punishable by life in prison.
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Jul 3, 2013 — The listening device was found last month, says Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patio. He called the incident another example of a deterioration of ethics on an international level.
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