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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 · 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 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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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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Oct 3, 2012 — For seven seasons, he had always come in last against the faster and seemingly smarter Abe (as in Lincoln), George (Washington) and Tom (Jefferson). Now, though, he's finally in the win column. There's bipartisan cheering in D.C.
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Oct 1, 2012 — It wasn't clear whether the Nationals' Michael Morse had hit a grand slam. When the umps decided he had, they made him go back to home plate and pretend he'd done it again. See the video.
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Sep 21, 2012 — For the first time since 1933, there will be major league playoff baseball in Washington. Who said you couldn't change things in the nation's capital?
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Nov 10, 2011 — The Washington Nationals catcher was abducted Wednesday. He's thought to be the first major league player to have been kidnapped in Venezuela. But other players' families have been targeted in recent years.
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Jun 8, 2010 — The wait is over — Stephen Strasburg makes his Major League debut with the Nationals tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Jul 28, 2009 — Washington Nationals outfielder Josh Willingham hit not one, but two grand slams against the Milwaukee Brewers last night.
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