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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 30, 2014 | NPR · Latest news from Novoazovsk, Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces are defending the port city from what they say is a Russian invasion. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson from Novoazovsk.
 

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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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Apr 9, 2014 — Brown takes a digital photo, turns it into audio waves, etches them onto a vinyl record and "plays" it back using a turntable.
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Jan 15, 2014 — More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs.
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Jan 5, 2014 — What do the objects you keep say about you? And which ones, if any, are the ones you wouldn't want to live without?
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Dec 16, 2013 — Here's an awesome photo of an awesome organism with an awesome name. And we couldn't resist.
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Dec 12, 2013 — We asked you to photograph your commute. We had no idea you would make such connections!
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Dec 10, 2013 — Born five minutes apart, their lives couldn't be more different. And photography, in a way, has brought them together.
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Dec 9, 2013 — Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this essay.
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Nov 21, 2013 — Paul Salopek has discovered that the best way to a storyteller is by foot.
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Nov 15, 2013 — It's that time of year. And in this month's photo assignment, we want to see what makes you happy.
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Nov 1, 2013 — Brandon Stanton challenges the conventional wisdom that you shouldn't talk to strangers.
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