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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.
 
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August 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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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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Jane Austen

Feb 4, 2014 — Also: a new Zadie Smith story; Stephen King will publish a new book; two poems written by David Foster Wallace as a child.
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Jan 21, 2014 — Also: Greg Mortenson to appear on the Today Show; Renata Adler's 1965 report from the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.; Nick Laird on poetry.
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Dec 11, 2013 — Also: Jennifer Szalai on the problem with "guilty pleasures"; Mike Tyson denied entry into the U.K.; portrait of Jane Austen sold at auction.
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Oct 31, 2013 — Also: Attica Locke wins the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence; Neil Gaiman on the job of an author; Zadie Smith on British and American takeout.
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Sep 24, 2013 — Also: Paul Ryan is writing a book; more Craigslist poetry; Alexander McCall Smith on W.H. Auden.
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Aug 13, 2013 — Also: Thomas Pynchon's "Bugs Bunny" teeth; N.Y. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's book deal; and The New York Review of Books' lady problem.
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Aug 7, 2013 — Also: A new short story by Stieg Larsson; Sherman Alexie's mullet; Rebecca Mead on Jane Austen.
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Jul 30, 2013 — Also: Gary Shteyngart tests out Google Glass; Fifty Shades of Grey and the rise in handcuff accidents.
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Jul 25, 2013 — Also: the history of blurbs; Buzzfeed launches a book section.
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Jul 3, 2013 — Also: Infiltrating Jane Austen summer camp; Cengage files for bankruptcy; Stephen Fry reads Oscar Wilde.
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