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  • This Is the Face of Broken Windows

    Far from a rogue cop, the officer who applied the fatal chokehold to Eric Garner was the personification of the NYPD strategy of making low-level arrests to prevent more serious crime.

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  • Christie Pre-Campaigns, Opponents Pre-Attack

    Wherever Gov. Chris Christie stumps for Republican candidates, he gets slammed by conservative attack ads. 

  • Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

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    The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.



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  • U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

    The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.

  • Social Smokers, You've Been Warned

    As the number of NYC smokers continues to tick up, health officials are targeting their latest ads at light smokers.

  • Tim Wu to Albany: Block Big Media Merger

    As the FCC reviews three million public comments on Net Neutrality Monday, Tim Wu urges Albany to block a $45 billion cable takeover.

  • Why Transgender Vets Can't Get Military Benefits

    A Department of Defense policy that prohibits transgender veterans from changing their name on their discharge forms is preventing vets from getting their military benefits.

  • Terror Threat Prompts Security Review

    Review of security planned for region

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  • Sandwich Monday: Lay's Cappuccino Potato Chips

    For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new cappuccino-flavored potato chips from Lay's. They sound gross, but are they gross? We'll just go ahead and tell you: Yes they are.

  • Creating Your Baby's Last Name? Tennessee Says No

    Morning Edition

    A Tennessee family invented a new surname for their kids, completely different from their own, and discovered that their state's law bars them from doing that.

  • The Power of Video, From Ray Rice to ISIS

    The Takeaway

    From Ray Rice to ISIS, the world pays attention to video. But what is it about video that makes us watch, or choose not to watch?

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  • Video: Shara Worden's Mystical Detroit Home and Garden

    For this episode of Q2 Spaces: Season Two, we visit the Detroit home, studio and garden of composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond).

  • Ryan Adams Returns After A Three Year Hiatus


    The former Whiskeytown frontman is known for being prolific, releasing 14 albums since going solo 2000. But he waited three years for this latest album after a series of life trials.

  • Sarah Jaffe: From Folk Songwriter To Adventurous Electro-Pop Artist


    Once an acoustic singer-songwriter, Sarah Jaffe's Don't Disconnect demonstrates a sonic transition to lush electro-pop artist. Hear her perform in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Helado Negro: Exploring Forgotten Memories On 'Double Youth'


    The experimental electronic artist's fourth full-length album, Double Youth, explores childhood memories and the concept of rediscovering youth. 

  • Bob Mould: Reflecting On 'Beauty And Ruin'


    Bob Mould, the former angst-ridden Husker Du and Sugar frontman, released his 11th studio album, Beauty & Ruin, earlier this summer. 

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