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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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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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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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Jun 23, 2014 — Leaders of the National School Board Association say they're concerned about "federal overreach on school meals." But the first lady maintains that now is not the time to turn back the standards.
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Jun 13, 2014 — The New Jersey governor showed the Evolution of Dad Dancing with host Jimmy Fallon.
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May 17, 2014 — On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Attorney General Eric Holder and first lady Michelle Obama said racism is still alive and there is work yet to be done.
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May 10, 2014 — In a Mother's Day address, first lady Michelle Obama said the U.S. is committed to standing up for the girls and their right to an education.
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Apr 25, 2014 — "My dad's been out of a job for three years," the 10-year-old told Michelle Obama. The youngster's mother says the family didn't know the girl would do that.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Schools have made big strides in meeting standards for healthier meals, but students are still bombarded by junk food marketing. The first lady announced guidelines Tuesday that aim to change that.
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Sep 13, 2013 — At a time when many kids get too many calories from sugary drinks, water's image may need a boost. So the Partnership for a Healthier America and the beverage industry are teaming up to give it a new logo: Drink Up.
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Jun 6, 2013 — The first lady's confrontation with a woman who interrupted her at a fundraiser has gotten much attention. See some of what it was like.
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Jun 5, 2013 — At a Democratic fundraiser in Washington, D.C., a woman interrupted Michelle Obama with shouts about rights for gays. "Listen to me or you can take the mic, but [then] I'm leaving," the first lady said after confronting the woman. "You all decide. You have one choice." The heckler was escorted away.
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Mar 2, 2013 — From The View to the Oscars, Barack and Michelle Obama's regular appearances on talk shows and at sports events raise the question of whether even a president can become overexposed.
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