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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
 

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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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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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May 6, 2013 — Unless you have an icebreaker or a helicopter, you'll probably only see this remote Russian nature preserve in photos. It's inhospitable and practically inaccessible, but the island's wildlife — including arctic fox, polar bears and musk oxen — are a strong draw for scientists and photographers.
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Mar 15, 2013 — Science writer Carl Zimmer says we're not going to bring back dinosaurs. But we might be able to resurrect other extinct species.
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Feb 22, 2013 — For one of these night photographs to turn out, the stars have to align — almost literally.
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Feb 5, 2013 — Afghanistan's Kyrgyz nomads call home "the roof of the world," though by most standards, it's hardly homey.
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Jan 7, 2013 — More than 22,000 entries have been whittled down to just a few winners.
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Jan 5, 2013 — Photographer Eugene Richards explains why, 40 years after his first visit to the Arkansas Delta, he decided to go back.
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Dec 13, 2012 — Those numbers represent one giant sequoia. Oh, also: The "President," as it's called, is more than 3,000 years old.
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Nov 20, 2012 — The Gaza Strip has an elaborate system of smuggling tunnels linked to Egypt. We originally published this story on the tunnels in 2012 and are republishing it now in light of the latest fighting.
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Sep 21, 2012 — With such detail and complexity, one can see why ivory sculptures would be coveted and sold at a high price
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