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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 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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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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Jul 26, 2013 — Also: A literary magazine's dating service; Neil Gaiman makes a video game; the virtues of Barnes & Noble.
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Jun 28, 2013 — Bert and Ernie — yes, Sesame Street's Muppets — have been thrust yet again into the gay marriage debate.
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Dec 27, 2012 — If you put together a list of the 100 "best lists," what might you mention? The New Yorker suggests they include Carlin's seven dirty words, Van Halen's famous "no brown M&M's" contract rider, and the lineup for baseball's greatest team. Is there a list to be made of the lists that were missed?
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Mar 12, 2012 — Presidential speeches are often the rhetorical equivalent of the old and discredited medical practice of bleeding patients; not doing much good in most cases, definitely harmful in many others.
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Jan 19, 2010Awaiting Jon Lee Anderson's reporting from Haiti...
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Oct 22, 2009Alex Ross, the classical music critic for The New Yorker, has a new blog.
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Oct 20, 2009 — At The New Yorker Festival, Paul Simms reads some hilarious comedy writing.
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Sep 17, 2009Remembering Jody Powell, President Carter's press secretary.
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Sep 11, 2008 — Ariel Levy takes a look at Cindy McCain's nontraditional campaign.
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Jul 15, 2008 — Is the most-recent cover of The New Yorker good satire?
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