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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A widely-watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's sparked a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to journalist Shane Harris about his Foreign Policy story on "Lady al-Qaida," Aafia Siddiqui. The Pakistani-born woman was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.
 

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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 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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National Day of Listening

Nov 27, 2013 — Since 2008, StoryCorps has celebrated the Friday after Thanksgiving with the National Day of Listening. For some tips on how to have have a personal interview with a loved ones this Friday, we went to "The Sunday Conversation" founder, Weekend Edition Host Rachel Martin.
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Nov 20, 2012 — For this year's fifth annual National Day of Listening, StoryCorps has chosen to highlight the stories of veterans, active duty military and their families. Here at NPR we're also sharing a few stories of veterans and their family from our staff.
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Nov 24, 2011 — In the first hour of today's Talk of the Nation Dave Isay celebrates this year's National Day of Listening. This year's theme is thank a teacher. In today's second hour, author Adam Gopnik on his new book The Table Comes First. Plus, an annual TOTN tradition, who's not at your table this year?
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Nov 22, 2011 — Step away from the leftovers, football games and Black Friday sales and take a few minutes on Friday, Nov. 25, StoryCorps' National Day of Listening, to thank a teacher who influenced you.
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Nov 25, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, David Isay of StoryCorps commemorates the National Day of Listening with the stories that help us understand each other.  In our second hour, micro-finance and who's not at your table.
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