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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A widely watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year, and it can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot titled "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Election 2008: On the Campaign Trail

Nov 5, 2008 — In the final speech of his second bid for the White House, Sen. McCain acknowledges the historic nature of President-elect Barack Obama's win and what it symbolizes for race relations in this country.
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Nov 5, 2008 — Democrat Barack Obama was elected America's 44th president and its first African-American commander in chief Tuesday night, in a sweeping victory that cut across race, demographics and geography.
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Nov 5, 2008 — In these prepared remarks, President-Elect Barack Obama calls himself the unlikeliest presidential candidate, and warns supporters about the enormous problems the country must now face.
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Nov 4, 2008 — Barack Obama voted in his Chicago neighborhood and then traveled to Indiana for a final, low-key campaign stop. John McCain began the day by voting in Phoenix, and then headed to Nevada and Colorado for a pair of campaign stops in two hotly contested Western battlegrounds.
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Nov 3, 2008 — The presidential and vice presidential candidates are criss-crossing the U.S. one day before the 2008 election. Republican John McCain, Democrat Barack Obama and their running mates, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen. Joe Biden, are in key swing states.
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Nov 3, 2008 — Democrat Barack Obama is making a play for reliably Republican Virginia. Republican John McCain is looking to make gains in traditionally Democratic Pennsylvania. Colorado is also up for grabs in Tuesday's presidential race.
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Nov 3, 2008 — Tomorrow, Americans will cast their vote for the next president of the United States. And the presidential campaigns are in full throttle, sweeping through key battleground states that could heavily influence the race's outcome. NPR political editor Ken Rudin and Washington Post reporter Perry Bacon take offer Election Day eve developments.
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Nov 3, 2008 — On the final day before the election, Barack Obama and John McCain kept up a frenetic pace to make sure their supporters go to the polls — and to make their cases one last time to the dwindling number of undecided voters.
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Nov 2, 2008 — Just two days before Election Day, Barack Obama and John McCain are zipping through the battleground states, making their final arguments. Host Andrea Seabrook presents a few of their closing thoughts from the campaign trail today.
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Nov 2, 2008 — NPR's Scott Horsley, with the McCain campaign in Pennsylvania, and Don Gonyea, with Obama in Ohio, speak with host Andrea Seabrook.
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