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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 · 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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Nov 22, 2013 — NPR is pleased to be one of the first audio partners with Google Newsstand, where you're now able to read NPR stories, listen and engage, on and offline.
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Oct 22, 2013 — Somewhere over the years of pledge drives, station staffers got creative with a side order of quirky, to show you that we really mean what we say about your support. As pledge drives come to a close, relive the bliss with these special 'thank yous' for keeping public radio going.
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Oct 16, 2013 — With so many great designs for the newest NPR calendar, we went ahead and added an extra month.
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Sep 22, 2013 — NPR has an event coming up that let's just call... the answer to your date-planning needs. NPR's newest quiz show, Ask Me Another, is coming to Washington, D.C. to take over NPR HQ's Studio 1 space for a night of pub trivia, house music and comedy on October 10 at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
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Sep 12, 2013 — Selecting illustrator Jonathan Bartlett to contribute to the 2014 NPR Wall Calendar was a perfect fit because he has been recognized for his ability to tell stories, which we also hold near and dear to our hearts at NPR.
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Mar 23, 2013 — WNYC is asking "armchair scientists, lovers of nature and DIY makers" for their help to predict this year's cicada emergence in the Northeast. The bugs have been underground for the past 17 years.
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Nov 21, 2012 — WNYC, New York City's NPR Member Station, found that the most important conversations they had while covering Superstorm Sandy was with their own audience.
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Jun 14, 2011 — Casey and Van Neistat have a new video - with millions of views - sticking it to the New York Police Department for ticketing bikers who ride outside the bike lanes. Carey's $50 fine inspired the clip.
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Aug 12, 2010 — A world without words — it's hard to imagine, right? We hear sounds of kids playing, trees blowing in the wind, and people eating everyday. WNYC's Radiolab explores that realm sonically and visually.
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Oct 16, 2009 — New technology has made natural gas a promising alternative in reducing the United States' dependence on other countries for energy sources. Natural gas is cleaner than other fossil fuels, and some experts say there's enough untapped natural gas i...
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