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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 · 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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Jun 17, 2014 — The bank's mortgage-lending subsidiary agreed to pay $968 million and acknowledged that it failed to comply with federal requirements for processing FHA loans.
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Jun 11, 2013 — Big Data raises concerns about more than just privacy. The debate opening up before us is an essential one for a culture dominated by science and technology. Who determines if a technology is adopted? Who determines when and how it will be deployed? Who owns our data? What are our rights in this new world?
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Jan 7, 2013 — The agreement resolves claims against the bank about mortgage-backed securities it sold before the housing bust. Many weren't worth what was promised. Also today, BofA and other banks are expectd to settle claims related to alleged foreclosure abuses.
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Aug 10, 2012 — The new rules would help eliminate surprises and make the mortgage loan process easier to understand, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says. It's also moving to give homeowners more protection when mortgage companies try to foreclose.
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Aug 23, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, entrepreneurship in a bad economy, and columnist Cynthia Tucker leaves her post. In the second hour, Randall Kennedy on his book, The Persistence of the Color Line, and economics professor Viral Acharya argues for an end to tax deductions for mortgage interest.
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Jun 29, 2011 — Institutional investors said that BofA's Countrywide unit ran up fees as it continued to service bad loans that should have been foreclosed.
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Jun 24, 2010 — The good news is that mortgage rates are at historic lows. The bad news is that millions of people can't benefit.
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Jun 16, 2010 — SEC charges fraud by one-time mortgage mogul.
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