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'To E, Or Not To E'

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Foo Fighters Try A Live 'Rickroll'

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Last night, at Fort Myer military base just across the river from Washington, D.C., President Trump laid out what he called a path forward in Afghanistan.

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OASIS: (Singing) Backbeat, the word is on the street that the fire in your heart is out.

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How Did The Chicken Safely Cross The Road?

Aug 22, 2017

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So we had this prime time address last night by President Trump. He was outlining his strategy for the war in Afghanistan.

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The groundbreaking comedian and veteran civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died. He was 84 years old. NPR's Camila Domonoske has this remembrance.

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In a televised address tonight, President Trump plans to lay out his strategy for Afghanistan.

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The victims of terrorist attacks in Spain came from dozens of countries, including, we now know, the United States. Here's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Update On Attacks In Spain

Aug 18, 2017

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OK, let's get the view now from Spain, which is still reeling from terrorist attacks there. This all started yesterday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district. A driver rammed a white van through a crowd of people.

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Trump's Week Of Controversy

Aug 18, 2017

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Belle And Sebastian Leave Drummer Behind

Aug 18, 2017

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. The Scottish band Belle & Sebastian sings about tour bus life.

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BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: (Singing) A mile and a half on a bus takes a long time.

Not Yet This Swan's Swan Song

Aug 18, 2017

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Athlete Activism, After Charlottesville

Aug 18, 2017

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Many famous athletes have condemned the white supremacist march in Charlottesville. Some, like LeBron James, speak out often on race and social justice issues. But Marcus Thompson, a sportswriter for The Athletic, says there have been new voices speaking up this week.

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