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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.
 
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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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TARP

Nov 12, 2013 — Timothy Massad has overseen the Troubled Asset Relief Program that bailed out banks and automakers. Now he's expected to be nominated to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission — perhaps an even tougher job.
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Dec 19, 2012 — The Treasury Department says General Motors will buy back 200 million of its own shares; the remaining 300 million shares will be sold off over the next 12 to 15 months.
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Mar 28, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Obama's upcoming speech on Libya, and the opinion page on the violence between Hamas and Israel. In the second hour, the spirit of Japan, and was TARP a success?
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Oct 4, 2010 — ANALYSIS: Most of the news media simply didn't know what to do when word came that the Toxic Asset Relief Program wasn't going to cost $700 billion. That didn't fit with the accepted Election Year narrative.
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Jun 1, 2009 — TARP watchdog Elizabeth Warren walked out of NPR's New York studio after an interview for a Planet Money podcast, and gave her assistant a puzzled look.
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Apr 21, 2009 — A TARP wife tells some, anonymously, and ends up earning my sympathy.
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