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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 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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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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From The Library Of 'Life'

Feb 1, 2013 — The first Super Bowl was in 1967, though most people at the time didn't think it was a big deal. Photographer Neil Leifer was there that day and looks back at how things have changed.
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Apr 5, 2012 — In the summer before the famous 1940 census, a group was dispatched for a test run. Photos from Life reveal even more about that time.
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Jan 10, 2012 — For the first time, you can see the complete original photo essay from Life magazine online.
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Dec 25, 2011 — Imagine the delight of calling Santa directly! In 1947, the New York City mega toy store F.A.O. Schwartz set up a line to their store Santa. A few photos of the children calling ran in a December issue of Life, but many of them were never published.
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Dec 7, 2011 — Previously unseen photos from Life show scenes just after the attack.
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Dec 1, 2011 — In the '90s, one photo came to symbolize the AIDS epidemic. Years later, Life editors revisit the story and discover that there's much more to it.
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Nov 23, 2011 — On the 75th anniversary of Life, see some of the photos that didn't make it into the magazine.
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Oct 5, 2011 — Life celebrates the movie's 50th birthday with a look back at Audrey's style.
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Aug 5, 2011 — Never-before-published photos celebrate the actress on what would be her 100th birthday.
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Jul 18, 2011 — To celebrate the astronaut's birthday, Life has curated a gallery of unseen archival photos.
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