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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Apr 11, 2013 — The rapper and his wife, Beyonce, were criticized by politicians for taking a trip to Cuba. The White House dismissed the song saying, "I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury."
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Feb 26, 2013 — The relationship between Art and Science is much debated. Commentator Adam Frank says the tight connection between these seemingly different worlds can be seen clearly in the eye-catching work of pop icon Beyoncé. You just have to know what you're looking for.
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Jan 23, 2013 — Listen closely and you can hear two Beyonces, an audio engineer says. One who seemed to be singing live and another on a pre-recorded track.
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Jan 22, 2013 — The U.S. Marine Band accompanying her was pre-recorded, but after conflicting reports, there's burning debate as to whether Beyonce sang live.
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Aug 29, 2011 — The singer stole the show at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards when she revealed that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting a child.
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Apr 23, 2009 — Don't worry. Beyonce can sing.
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