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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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May 9, 2014 — The defects include a glitch that can stop the side curtain air bags from inflating in some rollover crashes, and exterior door handles that can bind and stop the door from latching properly.
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Apr 8, 2014 — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining the automaker for not answers all of its questions about ignition switch problems, but General Motors says it's doing its best to comply.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Laura Christian, the birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, who was killed in an accident linked to the problem, says she's identified at least 29 victims.
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Mar 25, 2014 — The dolls get sick on cue and come with a medical kit that can relieve their symptoms. But the electronics inside the dolls can get hot enough to cause blisters or burns.
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Nov 18, 2013 — In most of Canada, residents are stuck with elected officials who refuse to resign amidst serious scandal. But in the U.S., it's considerably easier to toss out wayward politicians. Just look at the growing number of recall elections, particularly involving local officials, in recent years.
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Sep 25, 2012 — Twenty-nine people in about 18 states have reported becoming sick from a rare strain of Salmonella associated with the peanut butter so far. Peanut butter supplier Sunland, Inc.'s expanded recall is a reminder that our food system depends on just a handful of companies.
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Mar 21, 2012 — The contest consuming most potential voters is not the state's April 3 presidential primary when 42 potentially crucial delegates will be awarded. It's the June 5 recall election of Gov. Scott Walker.
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Dec 30, 2011 — Build-A-Bear Workshop has recalled three products in the past year. The most recent one? The Colorful Hearts teddy bear eyes could come loose and pose a choking hazard for children.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Despite gains by Ford and GM, Honda and Toyota make the most-reliable cars and trucks sold in America, according to Consumer Reports' latest annual survey of drivers.
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Aug 18, 2010 — The FDA dramatically expanded the nationwide recall of eggs linked to a salmonella outbreak. As of Wednesday, 380 million eggs from an Iowa producer have been recalled. There have been hundreds of illnesses reported but so far no deaths to date.
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