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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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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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Oct 5, 2011 — The Album Leaf filled the Paramount Theatre with post-rock influenced by jazz and classical music.
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Oct 5, 2011 — Public Enemy put on a killer set, centered on songs from its classic album Fear of a Black Planet.
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Oct 4, 2011 — Sparklingly technical and mind-numbingly joyful, Battles performed at All Tomorrow's Parties.
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Oct 5, 2011 — At Convention Hall, the Goth-tinged post-punk band came off like U2: bold, shimmering and confident.
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Oct 5, 2011 — The arty-but-not-smarty rock band incited what was definitely the rowdiest crowd all weekend.
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Oct 7, 2011 — Members of Portishead, Boredoms, Guardian Alien and more participated in this marathon performance.
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Oct 4, 2011 — The saxophonist's swarming textures filled the Paramount Theatre for the Portishead-curated bill.
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Oct 5, 2011 — The instrumental quartet gave a stirring, meditative performance at All Tomorrow's Parties.
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Oct 5, 2011 — Ceramic Dog inspired some spontaneous and spastic gyration in the Paramount Theatre seats.
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Oct 4, 2011 — The indie rock veterans helped open this year's All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Asbury Park, N.J. Listen to the entire set right here.
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