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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 DNA. But it's still unclear what these 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 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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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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Jul 24, 2014Morning Edition host Renee Montagne talks to America's Test Kitchen's Chris Kimball about foods that are easier than you'd guess to make at home. Fresh Nutella or kale chips, anyone?
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Jun 10, 2014 — To hear the former secretary of state and once and maybe future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book, Hard Choices, isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.
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Jan 15, 2014 — Maria Fabrizio, the creative mind behind the blog 'Wordless News,' invites us into her delightful studio where she's illustrating Morning Edition stories.
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Nov 25, 2013 — It's certainly not unreasonable for listeners to hope that NPR might avoid revealing key plot points or endings when reviewing books and movies. But can we expect spoiler alerts before book or movie reviews based on real life events? And what if those events have already been reported in the news?
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Nov 7, 2013 — Slugging, urban encounters with deer, biking in 33 degrees below zero temperatures... It's all in a day's commute for NPR and public radio staffers.
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Jul 31, 2013 — This is one account of three NPR political correspondents and their adventure of pie-loving proportion. A trip to discover the great state of Iowa outside of an election year blitzkrieg.
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Jul 29, 2013 — The Center for Immigration Studies is happy to court controversy in the current debate over immigration. The influential Washington think tank favors greater immigration restrictions. But when a Morning Edition story called the group "decidedly right-wing," it rightfully objected.
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Jul 21, 2013 — You may need some napkins for this one. Today we all scream for what may be the coolest holiday of the year, National Ice Cream Day.
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Jul 3, 2013 — It's never an easy task to remake a beloved part of American culture, but director Zack Snyder took the challenge with Superman in his new film Man of Steel. He talked with NPR's Linda Wertheimer on Morning Edition about the Superman mythology, and showed us some superhero love.
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Jul 1, 2013 — As you probably know, we get a lot of stars who love NPR. And sometimes, they're stars who study stars. Astronomer Andrea Ghez is "a real hotshot scientist," according to Science Correspondent Joe Palca, who she talked to about new technology for supermassive black holes.
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