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Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

August 16, 2014 - 10:39am

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

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What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

August 16, 2014 - 9:56am

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

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Texas Governor Indicted On Abuse Of Power Charges

August 16, 2014 - 7:53am

A grand jury in Austin has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he misused his veto power. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse-Of-Power Charges

August 15, 2014 - 7:15pm

An ethics complaint was opened last year after the governor vetoed funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Perry had said he would carry out the veto unless a district attorney resigned.

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Left And Right Unite In Criticizing Ferguson Police Response

August 15, 2014 - 4:48pm

A shift in police tactics helped ensure protests stayed peaceful in Ferguson, Mo. Critics on both sides of the aisle say the response earlier in the week was heavy-handed and contributed to violence.

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Week In Politics: Ferguson And Foreign Policy

August 15, 2014 - 4:09pm

Political commentators, Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the protests in Ferguson, Mo., and Hillary Clinton's take on President Obama's policy.

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In Hawaii, Storm-Battered Area Becomes A Kingmaker

August 15, 2014 - 11:18am

Sen. Brian Schatz leads Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic Senate primary by a slim 1,635 votes. Two remote precincts, damaged by Tropical Storm Iselle, could hold the decisive ballots.

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Comment Period For Offshore Drilling Ends Friday

August 15, 2014 - 5:00am

The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017. Right now most of the activity is in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Attorney General Holder: Ferguson Scenes Cannot Continue

August 14, 2014 - 5:16pm

Eric Holder said federal investigators have already conducted interviews with eyewitnesses to the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb.

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Would You Share The President's Fries?

August 14, 2014 - 4:09pm

When President Obama visited Kansas City, Mo., for a speech about the economy, he had dinner with four people who had written him letters and wound up sharing his fries.

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Obama: U.S. To End Aid Drops In Iraq, But Airstrikes To Continue

August 14, 2014 - 1:38pm

The president says thousands of Yazidis had been rescued from Sinjar mountain in northwestern Iraq, thanks to the targeting of Islamic insurgents who threatened them.

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Obama Urges Healing, Peace In Ferguson, Mo.

August 14, 2014 - 1:18pm

The president said the Department of Justice is investigating the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen in the city but that there's no excuse for violence against the police.

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