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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 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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This American Moment

Nov 5, 2008 — Historians weigh the moment, as Senator Barack Obama heads for the White House.
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Oct 21, 2008 — "This American Moment" continues, with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
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Oct 15, 2008 — The next in our "This American Moment" series: L. Douglas Wilder, the first elected African American governor in U.S. history.
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Oct 2, 2008 — This American Moment continues, with Eboo Patel.
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Oct 1, 2008 — This American Moment continues with Peggy Noonan, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
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Sep 25, 2008 — Civil rights activist Raul Yzaguirre joins us to talk about Latino voters, and what this American moment means to him.
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Sep 22, 2008 — Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy joins us to talk about what "This American Moment" means to him.
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Sep 18, 2008 — What This American Moment means to Ralph Reed.
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Sep 10, 2008 — This American Moment continues, with writer Junot Diaz.
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Sep 4, 2008 — This American Moment: The Conventions Edition comes to a close.
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