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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 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff, whom the group threatened to kill two weeks ago.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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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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Live in Concert

Jun 24, 2014 — The duo crafts an intoxicating mix of dance grooves and heady electronics. See one of 2014's most captivating new bands, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Jun 27, 2014 — See tUnE-yArDs recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Jun 9, 2014 — Jack White celebrated the release of his latest solo album, Lazaretto with this live concert, at the historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, Calif.
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Jun 6, 2014 — See the band premiere "Rent I Pay," the lead-off cut to Spoon's first new album in four years, They Want My Soul. The group performed the song live at New York City's Le Poisson Rouge on Jun. 9.
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May 14, 2014 — Hear the Walkmen singer in a stirring, soulful concert, recorded live at Joe's Pub in New York City on April 16. Leithauser's solo debut is titled Black Hours.
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May 1, 2014 — Watch one of the year's most exciting bands in a full concert, filmed live online from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Nov 20, 2013 — Watch the post-punk band's live concert at Chicago's Lincoln Hall in its entirety, presented by Sound Opinions.
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Nov 14, 2013 — Bill Callahan's performance, at a historic synagogue in Washington, D.C., unfolded on a cool autumn night.
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Nov 6, 2013 — Hear lead singer Channy Leaneagh and the rest of this exciting Minneapolis band recorded live at the 9:30 Club on Nov. 6, 2013.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Gary Numan is considered a pioneer of synth-based electronic music who has often featured a heavy rock influence. For this special set, Numan performed a number of classic hits, as well as new tracks.
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