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News Out Of Eastern Ukraine Battle Zone Is Hard To Confirm

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

The Ukrainian army insists pro-Moscow separatists attacked a civilian convoy on Monday, killing at least 17 civilians. Rebels deny the attack took place.

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Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes Weighs In On Iraq, Syria

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Kelly McEvers talks to Ben Rhodes, President Obama's Deputy National Security Advisor, about White House policy in Iraq and Syria.

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The Last Word In Business

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Kelly McEvers and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

David Greene has business news.

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Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Mo'ne Davis has dazzled at this year's World Series. The 13-year-old pitching sensation is already throwing in the 70s, as in miles per hour. Some believe she could be an elite pitcher.

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Why Civil Resistance Movements Work

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine.

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Fellow Photojournalist Nicole Tung Remembers James Foley

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Freelance photojournalist Nicole Tung worked and traveled with James Foley. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the slain photojournalist and his work.

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Foley's Murder By Islamist Militants Shocks World's Conscience, Obama Says

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

President Obama says the civilized world is appalled by the tactics of those who killed journalist James Foley, and he urged people in the Middle East to resist the group's "bankrupt ideology."

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Financial Players Gather In Jackson Hole For Annual Conference

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the symposium. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts central bankers and economists to talk about economic policy.

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Fed Officials Debate Timing Of Interest Rate Hike

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent meeting show that a number of officials believe the benchmark rate should rise sooner than is currently expected.

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Islamic State Uses Online Strategies To Get Its Message Out

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.

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B.K.S. Iyenagar Dies At 95. Sickly Child Became Yoga Guru

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Commentator Sandip Roy has an appreciation of yogi B.K.S. Iyengar, who died on Wednesday. Iyengar helped to introduce the practice of yoga to the Western world.

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How Syria's Assad Has Managed To Hold On To Power

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.

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High School Football Players Steer Clear Of Ferguson Violence

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:07am

At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."

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How Much Bigger Is The Ebola Outbreak Than Official Reports?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:41am

The World Health Organization says the official number of Ebola cases and deaths may "vastly underestimate" the scale of the outbreak. So how bad is it really?

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Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:30am

Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes to determine whether someone exposed to Ebola was infected.

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Missing: Bag Of Money Left On Roof Of Armored Car

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02am

The vehicle in Atlantic City, N.J., pulled off with $21,000 on its roof. The cash-strapped Revel casino, which is closing its doors, hopes someone finds the money.

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Hello Kitty Joins The Space Race

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:23am

Japan's favorite mouthless feline is currently orbiting the earth on a government-funded space mission. The Hello Kitty Project is part of a push to promote Japan's high-tech industry.

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Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:06am

An all African-American Little League team from Chicago is drawing lots of attention and making a big impression. It's been 31 years since an all-black team made it into the Little League World Series.

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Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:06am

Standard big box shopping centers are in decline. But other types of malls have sprung up in their place. Some are based on making shopping more convenient. Others focus on consumer experience — food, music and fitness activities.

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