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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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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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Tamerlan Tsarnaev

May 22, 2014 — Prosecutors revealed new details about the bombs that exploded at the marathon finish line in April 2013, defending FBI questioning of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he recovered from gunshot wounds.
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Mar 28, 2014 — The government denies that it ever tried to recruit Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during a gunfight with police.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Twenty-seven-year-old Ibragim Todashev was killed while being questioned by agents in his Orlando home about his friendship with suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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Oct 23, 2013 — Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gun battle with police. A friend, who's also now dead, told investigators that Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple murder. Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar are the lone suspects in last April's bombings at the Boston Marathon.
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Jul 10, 2013 — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be appearing in public for the first time since he was captured on April 19. He's due to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon in a Boston courtroom.
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May 23, 2013 — Ibragim Todashev, law enforcement sources tell NPR and other news outlets, was being questioned about the 2011 killings of three men in Waltham, Mass. Boston bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has also been linked to that unsolved case.
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May 22, 2013 — A friend of the man killed Wednesday in Orlando says the FBI was questioning the man about his connection to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the men suspected of planting the bombs in Boston.
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May 16, 2013 — CBS News and CNN say they've been told by sources familiar with what was found that investigators believe marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on an interior wall of the boat where he was found hiding. He allegedly said the attack was in retaliation for the Afghan and Iraq wars.
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May 15, 2013 — Also: George Orwell's rules for making tea; what Antigone can teach us about the burial of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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May 11, 2013 — Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body was taken to a cemetery in central Virginia. It took about two weeks to find a place willing to bury him. Now, some in Virginia are raising objections and concerns.
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