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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 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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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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Aug 8, 2014 — Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.
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Jun 9, 2014 — Two officers were killed after an ambush at a pizza restaurant in Las Vegas. The shooters then went into a Wal-Mart where they reportedly committed suicide after killing another person.
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Jan 28, 2014 — The National Weather Service says Las Vegas could surpass record warm temperatures for late January, with Thursday's high predicted near 74 degrees.
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Sep 10, 2013 — Las Vegas is adding an eye-catching tourist attraction, in the form of a huge wheel that can take more than 1,000 people on a ride 550 feet into the sky over the city's famed Strip. The main construction of the wheel, called the High Roller, is nearly finished; it is expected to open in early 2014.
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Aug 22, 2012 — What happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas for the nearly 28-year-old son of Prince Charles and Diana. Photos from his "strip billiards" game are now all over the Web.
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May 25, 2012 — Jeff Neely, the regional official at the General Services Administration who hosted a 2010 taxpayer-funded conference that became a scandal as details about excessive spending, gifts and lavish parties were revealed, is no longer with the agency.
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Apr 24, 2012 — The news that for the second time this year someone has collapsed while dining at Las Vegas' Heart Attack Grill doesn't seem to bother the restaurant's fans.
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Apr 16, 2012 — General Services Administration officials spent excessively on a Las Vegas conference. So far, the agency's top official has resigned and several others have been fired.
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Dec 29, 2011 — That's what Kim Kardashian reportedly will earn for being in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve and again during some "special appearances" in 2012. But in the celebrity world, it's not unusual.
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Nov 5, 2011 — Las Vegas has seen better days — the unemployment and foreclosure rates are well above the national averages. But there are signs of hope. Tech companies that seemed destined to flourish in Silicon Valley are setting up shop in Sin City, in an effort to revitalize the downtown area.
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