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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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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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Jun 5, 2014 — One hungry reporter goes on a quest to find out why his package of Peanut Butter M&M's weighs 0.06 ounces less than a package of Milk Chocolate M&M's.
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May 16, 2014 — Today on the show: The penny. And the strange spot it occupies in our economy. It's worth almost nothing, but not quite.
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May 7, 2014 — If you use the words to someone else's song to make money— do you have to give the songwriter some of that money?
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Apr 23, 2014 — Lou Caracciolo is trying to make high-quality wine from grapes he grows in New Jersey. But Jersey wine already has a reputation — and fancy isn't it
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Apr 18, 2014 — On today's show, we talk to designers and car company executives about one of the biggest technical challenges they face: making all the different governments happy.
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Mar 21, 2014 — The US is responding to Russian tanks, artillery and special forces with its own weapon: money.
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Mar 14, 2014 — The European Union wants U.S. cheese makers to stop calling their Parmesan cheese Parmesan cheese.
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Mar 14, 2014 — Why millions of Americans still haggle with car dealers in person, one brand at a time.
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Mar 12, 2014 — There's an obscure law that governs just about anything that travels by ship in the US - bananas, hairdryers, gasoline, even people.
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Mar 5, 2014 — Russia is the world's biggest exporter of natural gas, and the second-biggest exporter of oil.
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