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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 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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May 6, 2014 — Massachusetts is the latest state that was gung-ho on health care overhaul to concede it had failed to make it easy for people to enroll. Oregon and Maryland also scrapped their online exchanges.
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May 1, 2014 — The record rainfall in some areas comes close on the heels of dozens of tornadoes that killed dozens of people across a swath of the country earlier this week.
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Apr 25, 2014 — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown might as well be wearing Teflon. Despite overseeing the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange, he's still the Democratic front-runner.
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Feb 23, 2014 — Samuel Sheinbein fled to Israel after murdering a Maryland teen. He claimed Israeli citizenship but was later convicted and had been serving a long prison term near Tel Aviv.
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Jan 26, 2014 — Authorities also said they found a backpack near the assailant's body that contained "crude explosives" made of "flash powder and household items."
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Jan 10, 2014 — Hospitals in Maryland would be financially rewarded for keeping people healthy and out of the hospital. The arrangement, once unimaginable, could serve as a model for containing hospital costs elsewhere in the country.
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Oct 24, 2013 — Maryland's attorney general is in hot water after an Instagram photo surfaced that features him at what appears to be a wild underage drinking party.
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Oct 16, 2013 — Maryland-based Evergreen Health Co-op is one of nearly two dozen nonprofit insurers created by the health act. They will be owned by the policyholders and are supposed to add competition and lower prices for coverage. they're supposed to add competition and lower prices for medical coverage. But they can't do either without customers.
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Jun 20, 2012 — A cargo ship carrying four huge cranes is set to squeeze under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Washington, D.C., and the Key Bridge outside Baltimore. Both spans have to close temporarily this afternoon as it passes under.
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Apr 3, 2012 — Impressive wins Tuesday could help Mitt Romney further the growing sense in his party that resistance is futile, that he will be the nominee. It would also make his rivals' arguments for staying in the race, especially those of Rick Santorum, the last not-Romney to pose a threat, sound ever more forced and divorced from political reality.
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