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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Can I Just Tell You

Jul 30, 2014 — In her final "Can I Just Tell You?" essay for Tell Me More, host Michel Martin reflects on and expresses gratitude to the people who've made the biggest impression on her: the listeners.
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Jul 9, 2014 — In a guest commentary, Tell Me More producer and road cyclist Amy Ta says she didn't believe in limits until she pushed her body too far.
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Jun 25, 2014 — In her weekly "Can I Just Tell You?" essay, host Michel Martin reflects on the thousands of children who have tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult.
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Jun 11, 2014 — In her "Can I Just Tell You" essay, host Michel Martin warns against letting an assumed narrative overtake the facts of a story.
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May 28, 2014 — Host Michel Martin reflects on the mission of Tell Me More as the program prepares to end production in August.
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May 14, 2014Tell Me More host Michel Martin reflects on the retirement of legendary broadcaster Barbara Walters, and what her career says about how society treats smart, ambitious women and girls.
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Apr 30, 2014 — Host Michel Martin reflects on the recent controversy over first lady Michelle Obama's upcoming speech to high school graduates in Kansas.
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Apr 9, 2014 — Host Michel Martin asks whether college athletes are getting the education they are supposed to.
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Mar 5, 2014 — The Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave tells the heartbreaking story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery. Host Michel Martin reflects on all the powerful, personal stories around us.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Host Michel Martin draws parallels between two high-profile stories in Florida, suggesting now is the moment for allies to come forward and parents to be heard.
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