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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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Feb 25, 2014 — To mark Black History Month, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott brought five current and former African-American senators together for a historic event at the Library of Congress.
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Dec 10, 2012 — The bombshell announcement by South Carolina's Jim DeMint that he will resign his Senate seat could lead to the first black senator from the South since Reconstruction. But how will DeMint's tenure be judged?
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Jan 4, 2011 — Tim Scott is the likelier of two new blacks in the House GOP to have good ties with black Democrats, an expert said. Even though he represents a more conservative district, Scott of South Carolina is more moderate than Allen West of Florida.
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Jun 23, 2010 — The main focus on Tuesday's primaries was in South Carolina, where Nikki Haley won the GOP gubernatorial runoff and Tim Scott, an African-American Republican, is on his way to winning an open congressional seat.
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Jun 22, 2010 — Tim Scott beats Strom Thurmond's son to become the Republican nominee for a South Carolina House seat.
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Jun 22, 2010 — Runoffs in the Carolinas — a Republican gubernatorial battle in South Carolina and a Democratic Senate contest in North Carolina — highlight today's primaries.Runoffs In Both Carolinas Highlight Primary Day Today
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Jun 21, 2010 — Republican voters in South Carolina's First Congressional District will choose between Paul Thurmond, son of the late Sen. Strom Thurmond, and Tim Scott, the first black GOP lawmaker in S.C. since Reconstruction.
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Jun 10, 2010 — If he defeats Strom Thurmond's son in the June 22 runoff, S.C. Republican Tim Scott could become the first black House member from the Deep South since Reconstruction.
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