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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 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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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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Jimmy Carter

Apr 25, 2013 — The ceremony brought together five presidents — four former and the current occupant of the White House. George W. Bush's love of country and efforts to help some of the world's poorest people won him high praise.
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Sep 4, 2012 — A look at five memorable Democratic conventions of the past, beginning in 1956 — when presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson threw the decision on naming a running mate to the delegates.
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May 22, 2012 — The former president is in Egypt to observe its first free presidential election, which begins on Wednesday.
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Mar 6, 2012 — Asked about Romney charging he's the "most feckless" president since Carter, Obama smiled and wished the Republican presidential contender the best in today's Super Tuesday contests.
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Jan 31, 2011 — Carter also said he knows and likes Omar Suleiman, Mubarak's hand-chosen vice president. He described Suleiman as intelligent. The former president described the current crisis in Egypt as the most profound in the Middle East since he left office.
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Dec 6, 2010 — Kennedy still gets the highest approval ratings and Clinton and Bush the elder's ratings have risen by 8 percentage points. Jimmy Carter's approval rating fell by 9 percentage points, however, between 2006 and the recent survey.
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Nov 30, 2010 — Carter said he saw Obama becoming a tougher advocate for his views since he will give up on the GOP. So he thinks the next two years will be "better" for Obama. He also reminds us that when he was president, Republicans actually supported him.
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Sep 28, 2010 — CNN is reporting that former President Jimmy Carter has been taken ill after a flight to Cleveland, and is currently in a Cleveland hospital. Awaiting more details.
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Sep 21, 2010 — Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history. But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.
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Sep 16, 2010 — Former President Jimmy Carter blamed Sen. Ted Kennedy for derailing his own health overhaul.
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