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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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Latinos

May 2, 2014 — Nearly half the 8 million people who bought health insurance through the state and federal exchanges signed up in the last six weeks. Florida enrolled 39 percent of those eligible, despite opposition.
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Mar 6, 2014 — Florida has resisted the Affordable Care Act from the get-go, so one of the state's large insurers and Spanish-language media have done most of the outreach to Latinos.
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Mar 6, 2014 — Certain sales strategies work well with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.
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Aug 23, 2013 — Travelers can tell you that getting a glimpse into another person's culture can help erase ethnic prejudices. A laboratory experiment found that to be true, but only if people feel that they have a choice in the matter.
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May 26, 2013 — The heart of Tornado Alley is home to one of the fastest-growing Latino populations in the country. After last week's devastating twister, the community faces some unique challenges — including protecting vital documents and overcoming the fear of asking for help.
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Feb 7, 2013 — The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.
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Jan 7, 2013 — A growing number of people are using the web-friendly and gender-neutral appellation "Latin@," which includes both the masculine "o" and the feminine "a."
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Jun 22, 2012 — If the president looked confident of his audience's support Friday, he had every right to be. Polls showed him enjoying a large lead over Mitt Romney even before Obama's action to stop deportations of some young illegal immigrants.
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May 12, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, protecting residents in assisted living facilities, and what to expect next from Al Qaida. In the second hour, the authors of Born in Africa discuss the origins of man, and Ruben Navarrette on what Latinos need to do to make their voice heard.
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Dec 23, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, best movie parties, and what's changed for Latinos in 2010.  In our second hour, behavior profiling, Ask Amy, and remembering Fred Foy.
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