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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 · Latest news from Novoazovsk, Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces are defending the port city from what they say is a Russian invasion. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson from Novoazovsk.
 

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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 29, 2012 — Back when President Obama was urging Congress to pass his health care law, he rejected claims that the penalty for not obtaining insurance would amount to a tax. On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts begged to differ — while using the tax classification to save the law. And Republicans pounced.
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Feb 2, 2011 — If any of the "outrageous violence" in Egypt today was "instigated" by that nation's government, "it should stop immediately," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs just told reporters.
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Jan 31, 2011 — Asked if the U.S. wants the Egyptian leader to step down, he says that's not for America to say — but that the administration wants to see a "transition" to greater democracy in Egypt.
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Jan 13, 2011 — When the correspondent asked today if "freedom of a deranged mind to react in a violent way" is part of what it means to be an American, the White House spokesman firmly rejected such talk.
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Jan 5, 2011 — President Obama issued a statement that underscores Robert Gibbs' continuing role as a key adviser. Obama said: "I think it's natural for him to want to step back, reflect and retool... It doesn't change the important role" Gibbs plays.
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Jan 5, 2011 — President Obama's spokesman is expected to work on the president's 2012 campaign. He's one of several long-time aides who are leaving the White House for other roles.
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Nov 8, 2010 — Obama's aide Gibbs threatened to end a meeting between Obama and India's PM over media access. Indian officials denied access to the several members of the White House press pool which angered Gibbs. It wasn't the first time he had such a run-in.
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Jul 30, 2010 — White House press secretary Robert Gibbs implored WikiLeaks to not publish more Afghan secrets.
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Jul 21, 2010 — White House press secretary Robert Gibbs offered ex-USDA official Shirley Sherrod an apology.
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Jun 17, 2010 — After causing an uproar this morning by accusing the White House of organizing a "$20 billion shakedown" of BP, Rep. Joe Barton is now saying he's sorry.
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