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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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Jan 2, 2014 — Imagine being able to be in one place and use your hands to move something somewhere else as if you were in that remote room. Other possibilities abound. Watch and wonder.
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Oct 7, 2013 — The tiny, cube-shaped robots, called M-Blocks, can spin and jump their way into new configurations.
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Sep 10, 2013 — MIT, Harvard and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge dominated the top of the QS World University Rankings for a third straight year.
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Aug 22, 2013 — The NSA says it's only examining traffic information, not the content of Americans' phone calls. How much can that information tell you? Quite a lot, and in some ways it's more useful than actual content. NPR's Larry Abramson learns what analysts can discover about his life and contacts just by looking at his Gmail account.
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Jul 30, 2013 — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology released the long-awaited independent review of its involvement leading up to programming genius Aaron Swartz's suicide. It says the university did no wrong but could have done better.
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Apr 9, 2013 — On Election Day 2012, black voters waited on average nearly twice as long to vote as did whites. The wait time for Hispanics fell in between. While race may have played a role, a researcher suggests geography did, too.
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Dec 13, 2011 — A camera that captures images at the rate of one trillion exposures per second is a device with amazing potential, according to researchers at MIT.
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Dec 5, 2011 — Using 54,000 feet of toilet paper and the 825-foot long "Infinite Corridor" at MIT as a workspace, students from a small boarding school say they broke an unofficial record for folding paper on Sunday. They created the equivalent of 13 folds.
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Feb 23, 2010 — A new MIT project looks at where trash goes once it's, well, trash.
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Jan 12, 2013 — He was 14 when he co-authored RSS and later helped found the company that would became the social media website Reddit. Internet activist Aaron Swartz was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment, authorities say. He was 26.
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