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August 26, 2014 | NPR · At the same time, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are to meet on Tuesday amid speculation that they might discuss the possibilities for a political solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · David Greene talks to George Mason University Professor Mark Katz, who believes both Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama's policies have helped to advance the Islamic State.
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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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.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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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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Jul 8, 2014 — Ballerinas and a SWAT team suit up and perform to the music of Icelandic singer Ásgeir in a single-take video for the song "King And Cross."
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Jul 7, 2014 — Two saxophonists and a drummer call what they make "cave music" — but it's just as powerful at the Tiny Desk. See the trio blend elements of jazz, rock and aggressive dance tracks.
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Jul 7, 2014 — In a new song from Zach Braff's film Wish I Was Here, the reserved singer and the bombastic band find a way to fit together.
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Jul 1, 2014 — A 23-year-old singer-guitarist, Loveless performs gritty, countrified blues-rock in the NPR Music offices. Her three subdued but seething songs paint a picture of a smart, no-nonsense talent.
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Jun 23, 2014 — The Bright Eyes singer performs songs from Upside Down Mountain with help from members of Dawes, recorded live on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in the NPR Music offices.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Ten years after Zach Braff put The Shins in the soundtrack of his film Garden State, his new movie, Wish I Was Here, includes a brand new song from the band. Listen to it right here.
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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 16, 2014 — Singer Sean Rowe has a deep, soulful voice that can stir even the most hardened soul. His latest video, for the song "Madman," documents this primal connection in a series of intimate house concerts.
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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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