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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 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
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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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Aug 13, 2014 — The golfer says on his website that his trainer and doctors have urged him not to play or practice for the next several months.
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Apr 1, 2014 — The golf star has been experiencing back pain in recent weeks. He had surgery Monday to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve. The Masters tournament begins next week.
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Jan 7, 2014 — A dominant downhill skier, Vonn has been trying to recover from a knee injury. "But the reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level," she announced Tuesday.
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Jun 13, 2013 — Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
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Apr 15, 2013 — Australia's Adam Scott won in a dramatic two-hole playoff with Argentina's Angel Cabrera. The consensus is that one of golf's most-liked guys has now won his first "major."
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Apr 11, 2013 — Politicians who were caught up in sex scandals have often achieved second careers in media and lobbying. Now, some want to return to elective office.
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Apr 11, 2013 — Whether Woods will win is again the big question. But he's not the only story. Consider 14-year-old Tianlang Guan, the youngest person to ever play in the tournament.
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Jun 15, 2012 — Woods was in good position after Day 1 of the Open. Meanwhile, LeBron James and the Heat held off Kevin Durant and the Thunder.
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Jun 14, 2012 — Play begins this morning at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, where the best golfers from around the world have gathered for the U.S. Open. Will you be rooting for Tiger? Phil? Bubba? Or someone else?
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Jun 4, 2012 — Jack Nicklaus calls it "the gutsiest and best shot I've ever seen in my life." And the PGA Tour has posted a lesson on how it was done — though it concedes that knocking the ball into the hole is "Tiger-esque."
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