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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 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 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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Jan 15, 2014 — "We are all very pleased to see an orderly budget process is back," the head of the International Monetary Fund says, as Congress works on spending legislation.
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Jun 5, 2013 — In a report, the International Monetary Fund said Greece's recession and unemployment problems were more severe than anticipated. But the report added that the overall bailout was a success because it prevented the country's economic troubles from spilling over to the rest of Europe.
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Mar 17, 2013 — President Nicos Anastassiades went on television to say he was working to amend parts of the bailout deal struck with negotiators from eurozone countries and the IMF. The deal would levy taxes on all bank deposits, the first time the eurozone has dipped into people's savings to pay for a bailout.
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Apr 21, 2012 — The IMF went into this weekend's meetings with a goal of raising enough funds to deal with the European debt crisis. China, Brazil and other countries helped surpass that goal, but there's something they want in return.
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Nov 9, 2011 — Christine Lagarde said the world economy has entered a "dangerous" phase and called for bold action.
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May 25, 2011 — Midwest tornadoes kill 9 people in three states; French Finance Minister decides to run for head of International Monetary Fund; President Obama to speak to British parliament
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May 18, 2011 — A London bookie is taking bets on who will replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The top two favorites are officials from Turkey and India — which is striking, given the fact that the IMF has always been run by Western Europeans.
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May 18, 2011 — "There is nothing consensual about what took place," the woman's attorney says about reports that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's attorneys will argue that the maid was not assaulted.
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Dec 15, 2008 — Unintentional Hilarity finds hilarity where you least expect it... the global recession!
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