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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 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.
 
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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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Apr 26, 2013 — Actress Tilda Swinton kicks off a conga line at the 15th annual Ebertfest, a film festival named for the late film critic.
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Apr 5, 2013 — Also: Isabel Allende's love of Zorro; Lemony Snicket makes a Twitter appearance; Cat Marnell's book proposal was leaked.
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Jun 21, 2011 — Since he wrote on his Twitter page Monday afternoon that "friends don't let jackasses drink and drive," Chicago Sun-Times film critic Robert Ebert has been the center of controversy. He was referring to the death of actor Ryan Dunn.
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Mar 2, 2010 — Thanks to a Scottish company, Roger Ebert can speak again.
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Apr 30, 2008 — Do you care what a movie reviewer says?
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