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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 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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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 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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Jan 29, 2013 — For the past several years, Francois Brunelle has been photographing people who happen to look strikingly similar but aren't related.
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Jun 28, 2012 — Turns out the electronic musician not only likes pictures; he also takes them — in abundance.
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Aug 15, 2011 — It might be the one household name you don't know but should. At 83, Erwitt is still making memorable photographs.
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Aug 8, 2011 — A Smithsonian exhibition celebrates the "golden era of snapshots." Many of the people in the photos happen to be some of this country's greatest artists
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Jan 14, 2011 — Photographer Bruce Weber is best-known for his shots of models and celebrities. But his recent work is more personal: An exhibition showcases photographs of Haitians in Miami.
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Dec 29, 2010 — In October, photographer Joao Silva lost both of his legs in a catastrophic landmine explosion. An auction of his photographs was recently organized in South Africa to defray the cost of medical bills.
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Dec 28, 2010 — This is the story of three yellowing boxes of old negatives that were lost to the world for more than half a century.
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Dec 3, 2010 — A grassroots organization uses large-scale aerial art to promote climate-change consciousness.
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Nov 30, 2010 — You wouldn't expect a landfill to be a place where you could turn something into a thing of beauty. But decorative tile maker, Paul Burns, sees opportunity in trash.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Last Saturday, artist Erin Cooney orchestrated a worldwide, one-minute documentary. She is compiling the videos for an installation called "The Simultania Project."
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